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930063 – 7971   Astiptodonta aonides (Strecker, 1899)

David Barker
Distribution: New Mexico southward through western Texas to Big Bend NP - Miller et al. (2021).
Type locality: New Mexico.
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Synonymy: Heterocampa aonides Strecker, 1899
Taxonomic Notes: Astiptodonta aonides (Strecker, 1899), n. comb. and n. gen. in Miller et al. (2021), was formerly placed in the genus Litodonta.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2021. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 43; pl. A-12, figs. 22-26; pl. 50, fig. 4 (♂ gen.); pl. 68, fig. 10 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 80, fig. 2 (♀ gen.); pl. L-10, fig. 8 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Strecker, H., 1899. Lepidoptera, Rhopaloceres And Heteroceres: Indigenous And Exotic. Author, Reading, Pennsylvania, Supplement no. 2: 4.
Astiptodonta aonides
David Barker
Astiptodonta aonides
David Barker
Astiptodonta aonides
Cliff Ferris
Astiptodonta aonides
LG – J. Gill (CNC)
Astiptodonta aonides
Jim Vargo
Astiptodonta aonides
29mm – Jim Vargo

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