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660062.104646Megalopyge opercularis bissesa – Dyar, 1911

Steve Walter
Distribution: AZ and Mexico
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Taxonomic Notes: Megalopyge bissesa Dyar, 1911 is a subspecies of 4647 Megalopyge opercularis (Smith, 1797)
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1911. Descriptions of some new species and genera of Lepidoptera from Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 38(1742): 267.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 20.24m; p. 165. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

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