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53a0033 – 2695   Toronia perplexus (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893)

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Synonymy: Trypanus perplexus Neumögen & Dyar, 1893
Taxonomic Notes: Toronia perplexus: Toronia perplexa (Neumögen & Dyar, 1893), formerly in the genus Miacora, is returned to Toronia in Schoorl (1990), Zoöl. Verh. 263: 42.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Neumoegen, B. & H.G. Dyar, 1893. New species and varieties of Bombyces. Journal of the New York Entomological Society , 1: 31.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 13.14m; p. 127. Book Review and ordering
  • Schoorl, J.W., 1990. A phylogenetic study on Cossidae (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) based on external adult morphology. Zoölogische Verhandelingen, 263: 1-295.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Toronia perplexus
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Toronia perplexus
45mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Toronia perplexus
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