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Lasiocampidae
870001.007685Heteropacha rileyana Harvey, 1874 – Riley's Lappet Moth

Will Chatfield-Taylor
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Heteropacha rileyana Harvey, 1874
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Franclemont, J. G., 1973. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1: p. 53; pl. 5.1, 11.14-16. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Heteropacha rileyana
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Heteropacha rileyana
Mark Dreiling
Heteropacha rileyana
30mm – Jim Vargo
Heteropacha rileyana
George Smiley LG
near Water Locust (Gleditsia aquatica)
Heteropacha rileyana
George Smiley LG
39mm on Water Locust (Gleditsia aquatica)
Heteropacha rileyana
Hazel Ann Fricke LG


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