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Geometridae
910945.006529Chesiadodes simularia (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)

Leslie Goethals
Distribution: "The mountains bordering the Owens Valley area of eastern California. Specimens are known from the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada Range from Mono County on the north to Tulare County on the south, and from the Inyo Mountains, Inyo County,to the east of Owens Valley." (Rindge, 1968)
Type locality: Monachee Meadows, Tulare Co., CA.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Glaucina simularia Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Rindge, F.H., 1973. A revision of the moth genera Nepterotaea and Chesiadodes (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 152(4): 229; figs. 23, 24, 39, 51.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Chesiadodes simularia
Leslie Goethals
Chesiadodes simularia
Leslie Goethals
Chesiadodes simularia
Jeff Smith
Chesiadodes simularia
Jeff Smith

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