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110007 – 0028   Gazoryctra mathewi (Edwards, 1874)
             Matthew's Ghost Moth

Dick Wilson
Distribution: Type locality: Vancouver Island, BC.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Epialus mathewi Edwards, 1874
Taxonomic Notes: Gazoryctra mathewi (Edwards, 1874), n. comb. in Wagner & Tindale (1988).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Edwards, H., 1874. Pacific Coast Lepidoptera. No 4. Descriptions of some new genera and species of Heterocera. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 5: 265.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wagner, D.L. & N.B. Tindale, 1988. An appraisal of Gazoryctra Hubner (Hepialidae) and description of a new species from Arizona and New Mexico. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 42: 204-212.
Gazoryctra mathewi
John Davis [T]
Gazoryctra mathewi
John Riutta [T]
Gazoryctra mathewi
Dick Wilson - DNA
Gazoryctra mathewi
– David Wagner
Gazoryctra mathewi
- lectotype - LG – Aga Pierwola, AMNH

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