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Notodontidae
930115.008022Hyparpax aurora (Smith, 1797) – Pink Prominent

Jason Roberts
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Canada: NS, southern ON; USA: ME south to northern FL and west to IL, KS and TX. - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality (aurora): Georgia.
Type locality (rosea): "Cape".
Type locality (venusta): "United States."
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Synonymy: Phalaena aurora Smith, 1797
Sangata rosea Walker, 1860
Dryocampa venusta Walker, 1865
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: 180; pl. A-19, figs. 21-26; pl. 61, fig. 6 (♂ gen.); pl. 75, fig. 4 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 89, fig. 1 (♀ gen.); pl. L-20, figs. 1, 2 (larva). - order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 42.14m; p. 250. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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