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930284.008164Arctia alpina (Quensel, 1802)
Distribution Data for Arctia alpina
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Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Bombyx alpina Quensel, 1802
Hyphoraia sibirica Bang-Haas, 1927
Arctia thulea Dalman, 1823
Hyphoraia johanseni Bang-Haas, 1927
Taxonomic Notes: Arctia alpina (Quensel, 1802) was transferred from the genus Acerbia n. syn. in Ronka et al. (2016).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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.
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