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931105.1 – 8968   Marathyssa pulcherrimus (Grote, 1865)
             Beautiful Eutelia

Troy Bartlett
Distribution: Type locality: Hoboken, NJ.
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Synonymy: Ripogenus pulcherrimus Grote, 1865
Eutelia dentifera Walker, 1865
Taxonomic Notes: Marathyssa pulcherrimus (Grote, 1865), new combination following Zahiri et al. (2023), was formerly in the genus Eutelia.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Grote, A.R., 1865. Descriptions of North American Lepidoptera, No. 6. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia., 4: 326.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 46.4.; p. 263. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zahiri, R., J.D. Holloway, J. Rota, B. C. Schmidt, M.J. Pellinen, I. Kitching J., S.E. Miller & N. Wahlberg, 2023. Evolutionary history of Euteliidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). Systematic Entomology , 48(3): 445-462.
Marathyssa pulcherrimus
Alan Chin-Lee
Marathyssa pulcherrimus
Carol Wolf
Marathyssa pulcherrimus
- 30mm – Jim Vargo
Marathyssa pulcherrimus
- 30mm – Jim Vargo

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