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930248 – 8175.1   Apantesis speciosa (Möschler, 1864)

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Synonymy: Arctia speciosa Möschler, 1864
Grammia celineata Schmidt, 2009
Taxonomic Notes: Apantesis speciosa (Möschler, 1864) was a subsp. of 8175 Grammia virguncula. This species was formerly in the genus Grammia, Systematic Entomology: 41(4): 844-853.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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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Apantesis speciosa
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Apantesis speciosa
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