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91a1400 – 6877   Meris paradoxa Rindge, 1981

Charles Melton
Distribution: Santa Rita Mountains, AZ.
Holotype: Madera Canyon, Santa Rita Mountains, AZ.
Field Marks:
See Rindge, 1981: 17; figs. 22, 32, 37.
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Synonymy: Meris paradoxa Rindge, 1981
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Boros, C.A., F.R. Stermitz, N. McFarland, 1991. Processing of iridoid glycoside antirrinoside fromMaurandya antirrhiniflora (Scrophulariaceae) byMeris paradoxa (Geometridae) andLepipolys species (Noctuidae). Journal Chemical Ecology, 17: 1123-1133.
  • Rindge, F.H., 1981. A revision of the moth genera Meris and Nemeris (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). American Museum Novitates, 2710: 1-28.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Meris paradoxa
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