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890042.00 – 7731   Hemileuca nevadensis Stretch, 1872
             Nevada Buck Moth
Distribution Data for Hemileuca nevadensis
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Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Hemileuca nevadensis Stretch, 1872
Hemileuca californica Wright, 1888
Hemileuca latifascia Barnes & McDunnough, 1916
Taxonomic Notes: Hemileuca nevadensis Stretch, 1872 includes as a synonym 7731.1 Hemileuca artemis by some authors. MPG treats H. artemis as a full species following Kitching et al. (2018) but for a more in depth discussion see Lemaire (2002) and Dupuis et al. (2018).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Dupuis, J.R., R.S. Peigler, S.M. Geib & D. Rubinoff, 2018. Phylogenomics supports incongruence between ecological specialization and taxonomy in a charismatic clade of buck moths. Molecular Ecology, 27(22): 4417-4429.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2a: p. 119; pl. 8.12-21. order or free PDF
  • Kitching, I., R. Rougerie, A. Zwick, C. Hamilton, R. St Laurent, S. Naumann, L. Ballesteros Mejia, A. Kawahara, 2018. A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.
  • Lemaire, C., 2002. Hemileucinae. The Saturniidae of America (3 volume set), 4: 1,388 pages.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 36.3m; p. 238. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Hemileuca nevadensis
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Hemileuca nevadensis
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