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911397.00 – 6950   Pherne parallelia (Packard, 1873)

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: Type locality: California.
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Synonymy: Tetracis parallelia Packard, 1873 Tetracis paralleliaria Packard, 1876 (spelling)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barnes, W.M. & J.H. McDunnough, 1916. Synonymic notes on North American Heterocera. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 3(3): 188-189; pl. 15, figs. 7, 8 (parallelia).
  • Packard, A.S., 1874. Catalogue of the Phalaenidae of California. No. 2. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 16: 38.
  • Packard, A.S., 1876. A monograph of the geometrid moths or Phalaenidae of the United States. Report (Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)), 10: 551; pl. 12, figs. 42, 43.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Pherne parallelia
36mm – McGuire Center Collection

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