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91a0884 – 6487   Tornos abjectarius Hulst, 1887

- Royal Tyler
Similar Species:
  • 6486 T. scolopacinaria & 6487 T. abjectarius may not be separable from photos and may require dissection or DNA. There is large overlap most southern states. See Ringe (1954).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tornos abjectarius Hulst, 1887
Tornos kerrvillaria Cassino & Swett, 1922
Tornos calcasiatus Cassino & Swett, 1923
Tornos ravus Rindge, 1954
Tornos kimballi Rindge, 1954
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Rindge, F.H., 1954. A Revision of the genus Tornos (Morrison) Lepidoptera, Geometridae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 104(2): 1-39.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Tornos abjectarius
- Ann Hendrickson - DNA
Tornos abjectarius
Ann Hendrickson - DNA
Tornos abjectarius
Royal Tyler
Tornos abjectarius
– Bob Belmont
Tornos abjectarius
– Bob Belmont
Tornos abjectarius
28mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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