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930329 – 8151.1   Arachnis citra Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893

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Distribution: USA: CA, ID, UT, CO, AZ.
Type locality (citra): western Colorado.
Type locality (apachea): Phantom Ranch, Grand Canyon, AZ.
Type locality (verna): Three Rivers, Tulare Co., CA.
Type locality (midas): Eureka, UT.
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Synonymy: Arachnis citra Neumögen & Dyar, 1893
Arachnis apachea Clarke, 1941
Arachnis verna Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
Arachnis midas Barnes & Lindsey, 1921
Taxonomic Notes: Arachnis citra Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893, originally described as a variety of 8152 Arachnis picta, is treated here as a full species following Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010). It includes as a synonym Arachnis apachea [8153] in Schmidt & Opler (2008).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Neumoegen, B. & H.G. Dyar, 1894. Notes on Lithosiida and Arctiida with descriptions of new varieties.-I. Entomological News, 4: 140.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & P.A. Opler, 2008. Revised checklist of the tiger moths of the Continental United States and Canada. Zootaxa, 1677: 1-23.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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