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110004 – 0025   Gazoryctra roseicaput (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893)

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Distribution: Type locality (roseicaput): Cascade Range near Lytton, BC.
Type locality (demutatus): Mt. Hood, OR.
Type locality (mutatus): Mt. Hood, OR.
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Synonymy: Hepialus roseicaput Neumögen & Dyar, 1893
Hepialus demutatus Barnes & Benjamin, [1926] 1925
Hepialus mutatus Barnes & Benjamin, [1926] 1925
Taxonomic Notes: Gazoryctra roseicaput (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893), n. comb. in Wagner & Tindale (1988).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W. & F.H. Benjamin, 1925. The kyperboreus group of Hepialus (Lepid., Hepialidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 2(2): 81.
  • Neumoegen, B. & H.G. Dyar, 1893. New species and varieties of Bombyces. The Canadian Entomologist, 25: 125.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Wagner, D.L. & N.B. Tindale, 1988. An appraisal of Gazoryctra Hubner (Hepialidae) and description of a new species from Arizona and New Mexico. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 42: 204-212.
Gazoryctra roseicaput
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Gazoryctra roseicaput
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