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9114026956Tetracis cervinaria – (Packard, 1871)

Libby & Rick Avis
Distribution: British Columbia south to Kern County, California, eastward to western Montana, southeastern Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado. Absent from coastal southern California where replaced by T. australis.
Seasonality
and Size:
February - June or a little later. FWL ~ 19-23 mm.
Larva and
Host Plants:
See ZooTaxa paper regarding host plants.
Taxonomic Notes: Formerly placed in the genus Synaxis. See: Clifford D. Ferris and B. Christian Schmidt. Revision of the North American Genus Tetracis and Synonymization of Synaxis with Descriptions of Three New Species. ZooTaxa 2347: 1-36 (2010) .pdf file.
References
Tetracis cervinaria
John Davis
Tetracis cervinaria
John Davis
Tetracis cervinaria
John Davis
Tetracis cervinaria
LG – Jim Troubridge
Tetracis cervinaria
LG – Jim Troubridge
Tetracis cervinaria
LG – Jim Troubridge
Tetracis cervinaria
40mm - – Jim Vargo
Tetracis cervinaria
40mm - – Jim Vargo

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