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930237 – 8160.1   Chelis lafontainei (Ferguson, 1985)
Distribution Data for Chelis lafontainei
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Synonymy: Neoarctia lafontainei Ferguson, 1985
Taxonomic Notes: Chelis lafontainei (Ferguson, 1985), n. sp.: Entomography, 3: 181-275. This species was formerly in the genus Neoarctia, n. syn. of Chelis in Ronka et al. (2016), Systematic Entomology: 41(4): 844-853.
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  • Ronka, K., J. Mappes, L. Kaila, N. Wahlberg, 2016. Putting Parasemia in its phylogenetic place: a molecular analysis of the subtribe Arctiina (Lepidoptera). Systematic Entomology, 41(4): 844-853.
Chelis lafontainei
Chelis lafontainei
Canadian National Collection LG

Chelis lafontainei
Canadian National Collection LG

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