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Notodontidae
930083.007991Heterocampa averna Barnes & McDunnough, 1910

Charles W. Melton
Distribution: Southern AZ and NM - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality (averna): Redington AZ.
Type locality (pasathelys): Southern Arizona.
Description/
Field Marks:
FWL ♂ = 19.0-22.0 mm; FWL ♀ = 26.5-29.0 mm.
Similar Species:
  • Heterocampa amanda is smaller, FWL ♂ = 17.0-18.5 mm; FWL ♀ = 19.0-20.0 mm.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Heterocampa pulverea var. averna Barnes & McDunnough, 1910
Disphragis pasathelys Dyar, 1921
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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: 80; pl. A-14, figs. 21, 22; pl. 53, fig. 5 (♂ gen.); pl. 70, fig. 5 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 82, fig. 5 (♀ gen.); pl. L-13, figs. 7, 8 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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