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Notodontidae
930084.007992Heterocampa amanda Barnes & Lindsey, 1921

David Thornburg
Distribution: UT, AZ, NM - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality: Hualapai Mts., Mohave Co., AZ
Description/
Field Marks:
FWL ♂ = 17.0-18.5 mm; FWL ♀ = 19.0-20.0 mm.
Similar Species:
  • Heterocampa averna is larger, FWL ♂ = 19.0-22.0 mm; FWL ♀ = 26.5-29.0 mm.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Heterocampa amanda Barnes & Lindsey, 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: 82; pl. A-14, figs. 23, 24; pl. 53, fig. 6 (♂ gen.); pl. 70, fig. 6 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 82, fig. 6 (♀ gen.); pl. L-13, figs. 9, 10 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Heterocampa amanda
David Thornburg
Heterocampa amanda
39mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Heterocampa amanda
35mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Heterocampa amanda
38mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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