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91a1315 – 6948.2   Somatolophia petila Rindge, 1980
Distribution Data for Somatolophia petila
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Distribution: Mountains of western Texas - Rindge (1980).
Holotype: Sierra Diablo Wildlife Management Area, Culberson Co., TX
Field Marks:
See Rindge (1980), Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 165: 323; figs. 13, 46, 47, 55.
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Synonymy: Somatolophia petila Rindge, 1980
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Rindge, F.H., 1980. A revision of the moth genus Somatolophia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 165(3): 295-333.
Somatolophia petila
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