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890064 – 7751   Calosaturnia mendocino (Behrens, 1876)

Joyce Gross
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Synonymy: Saturnia mendocino Behrens, 1876
Taxonomic Notes: Calosaturnia mendocino (Behrens, 1876), formerly in the genus Saturnia, is transferred to the genus Calosaturnia, stat. rev., in Rubinoff, & Doorenweerd (2020), Journ. Lepid. Soc., 74(1): 1-6.
  • 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., 1972. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2b: p. 179; pl. 14.5, 12-14. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 38.3f; p. 240. Book Review and ordering
  • Rubinoff, D.C. & C. Doorenweerd, 2020. Systematics and Biogeography Reciprocally Illuminate Taxonomic Revisions in the Silkmoth Genus Saturnia (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 74(1): 1-6.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Calosaturnia mendocino
- 61mm – Ken Osborne
Calosaturnia mendocino
- 50mm – Ken Osborne

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