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911395.00 – 6948.3   Somatolophia simplicius (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)
Distribution Data for Somatolophia simplicius
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Distribution: USA: Mojave and Sonoran deserts of CA and NV; Mexico: Baja California - Rindge (1980).
Type locality: Olancha,Inyo Co., CA.
Field Marks:
See Rindge (1980), Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 165: 328; figs. 14, 48-51, 56-58.
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Synonymy: Gonodontis simplicius Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Somatolophia simplicius
36mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Somatolophia simplicius
33mm – McGuire Center Collection

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