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932924.52 – 10270   Admetovis similaris Barnes, 1904

John Davis
Distribution: Open habitats in the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest, BC, WA, OR, CA AZ, NM, ZooKeys, 788: 167-181.
Genitalia: ZooKeys, 788: 167-181; figs. 11 & 12 (♂ - gen.), 15 (♀ - gen.)
Similar Species:
  • 10269 Admetovis oxymorus hindwing in is light tan, not pure white as in similaris.
  • 10269.1 Admetovis icarus hindwing is dark brown gray.
  • Best separated from others in the genus by hindwing or genitalia, ZooKeys, 788: 167-181.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Admetovis similaris Barnes, 1904
Admetovis similis Barnes, in: Dyar, 1903
Taxonomic Notes: Admetovis similaris Barnes, 1904 - The genus Admetovis was transferred from the tribe Orthosiini to the Hadenini, ZooKeys, 788: 167-181.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Crabo, L.G. & B.C. Schmidt, 2018. A revision of Admetovis Grote, with the description of a new species from western North America (Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Hadenini). ZooKeys, 788: 167-181.
  • Schmidt, B.C., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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