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Saturniidae
890044.007736Hemileuca electra Wright, 1884

© Lynn Monroe
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hemileuca electra Wright, 1884
Hemileuca rickseckeri Watson, 1912
Hemileuca watsoni Schüssler, 1934
Hemileuca clio Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
Hemileuca mojavensis Tuskes & McElfresh, 1995
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2a: p. 128; pl. 7.16-21. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 36.8f; p. 238. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hemileuca electra
- 57mm - ssp. mohavensis – © Ken Osborne
Hemileuca electra
© Evan Rand LG
5th instar - 50 mm

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