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91a1377 – 6845   Philtraea elegantaria (Edwards, 1881)

Alice Abela
Distribution: Southern AZ.
Type locality: Tuscon, AZ.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Zerene elegantaria Edwards, 1881
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Buckett, J.S., 1971. Revision of the nearctic genus Philtraea Hulst, with notes on biology and description of new species (Geometridae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 9: 37; figs. 1, 4, 19, 24, 31, 32, 33, 41.
  • Edwards, H., 1881. Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera. Papilio, 1(7): 121.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Philtraea elegantaria
Salvador Vitanza
Philtraea elegantaria
Salvador Vitanza
Philtraea elegantaria
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