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890054.977742Hemileuca magnifica – (Rotger, 1948)

Pete Thompson
Taxonomic Notes: Hemileuca magnifica (Rotger, 1948) is treated as a subspecies of 7741 Hemileuca hera in Pohl et al. (2016) following Tuskes et al. (1996). This taxon continues to be treated as full species by some authors.
References
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2a: p. 139; pl. 11.12. order
  • Lemaire, C., 2002. Hemileucinae. The Saturniidae of America (3 volume set), 4: 1,388 pages.
  • Species Page at BOLD Barcoding Project
  • Tuskes, P.M., J.P. Tuttle, M.M. Collins., 1996. The wild silk moths of North America: a natural history of the Saturniidae of the United States and Canada. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY & London, UK
Hemileuca magnifica
Pete Thompson
Hemileuca magnifica
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