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910498.00 – 7092   Protoproutia rusticaria McDunnough, 1939

Hugh McGuinness
Distribution: TX, AZ - McDunnough (1939).
Holotype: Texas.
Similar Species:
  • Protoproutia laredoatatypically is larger, WS: ~20mm vs. ~16mm, and has basal two-thirds of hind wings darker with lines less well defined.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Protoproutia rusticaria McDunnough, 1939
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1939. New North American Geometridae with notes, I (Lepid.). The Canadian Entomologist, 71(9): 187-192.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Protoproutia rusticaria
Hugh McGuinness
Protoproutia rusticaria
17mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Protoproutia rusticaria
16mm – McGuire Center Coll. (Covell Coll.)

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