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580005.002628.1Anthophila fabriciana – (Linnaeus, 1767)

Janis von Heyking
Distribution: In North America this Palaearctic species is known only from Churchill, Manitoba.
Field Marks:
Anthophila plenicanata
Similar Species:
  • 2628.2 Anthophila plenicarinata is apparently indistinguishable by DNA barcode and may be conspecific.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Anthophila fabriciana (Linnaeus, 1767) corrects the previous spelling of fabriciania at MPG.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Landry, J.-F., V. Nazari, J.R. Dewaard, M. Mutanen, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, P. Huemer, P.D.N. Hebert, 2013. Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology. Zootaxa, 3749(1): 1-93.
  • Linnaeus, C., 1767. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima, reformata. Tom. I. Pars II. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae, 1(2): 533-1327.
Anthophila fabriciana
LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.

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