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Saturniidae
890040.307730.3Hemileuca maia orleans Pavulaan, 2020 – Florida Buckmoth
Distribution Data for Hemileuca maia orleans
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Distribution: "Primarily southern portions of Louisiana around New Orleans and adjacent portions of Mississippi" (Pavulaan, 2020).
Holotype: 4.2 mi. NE of Abita Springs, sec. 24.T6.SR12E, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana.
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Taxonomic Notes: Hemileuca maia orleans Pavulaan, 2020, n. ssp., Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv., 8(5):8.
References
  • Pavulaan, H., 2020. A phenotypic comparison of regional populations of Hemileuca maia (Drury, 1773) with designations of new subspecies (Bombycoidea, Saturniidae, Hemileucinae). Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 8(5): 1-16.
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