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Geometridae
911375.006932Eusarca lutzi Wright, 1920

- Charles W. Melton
Distribution: Holotype: Coyote Mountains, Pima Co., AZ.
Allotype: Baboquivari Mountains, Pima Co., AZ.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Wright (1920), Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 42(14): 489.
(USNMENT00906562, the single specimen shown at BOLD as E. lutzi, appears to be misidentified.)
Similar Species:
  • Eusarca detractaria is quite different in appearance but BOLD:AAC8063, the BIN for detractaria, contains a specimen which matches the original description and a paratype of lutzi. The type locality for both species is Baboquivari Mountains, AZ.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Eusarca lutzi Wright, 1920
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: AAC8063 (lutzi in part?)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wright, W.S., 1920. Report on the Lepidoptera of the American Museum Expedition to Arizona, 1916 (Geometridae and Epiplemidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 42(14): 483-490.
Eusarca lutzi
Randy Hardy
Eusarca lutzi
- paratype - LG – Bruce Walsh
Eusarca lutzi
- LG – Charles W. Melton

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