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890084.00 – 7769   Hyalophora gloveri (Strecker, 1872)
             Glover's Silkmoth

© Ed Ruden
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Platysamia gloveri Strecker, 1872
Platysamia nokomis Brodie, 1894
Platysamia reducta Neumögen, 1891
Platysamia winonah Brodie, 1894
Taxonomic Notes: Hyalophora gloveri (Strecker, 1872), formerly treated as synonym of 7768 Hyalophora columbia, is raised back to full species status in Pohl et al. (2010), ZooKeys, 38: 499.
  • 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. 256; pl. 19.1-6. order or free PDF
  • Pohl, G.R., G.G. Anweiler, B.C. Schmidt, & N.G. Kondla, 2010. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada. ZooKeys, 38: 1-549.
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Hyalophora gloveri
© John Davis
Hyalophora gloveri
© John Davis
Hyalophora gloveri
- 110mm – © Jim Vargo
Hyalophora gloveri
- 110mm – © Jim Vargo

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