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91a1161 – 6826.1   Metarranthis mestusata (Walker, 1860)
Distribution Data for Metarranthis mestusata
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Distribution: Type locality: Trenton Falls, New York; Orilla, West Canada."
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Taxonomic Notes: Metarranthis mestusata (Walker, 1860), rev. stat. (Schmidt & McGuinness in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023), was formerly treated as a synonym of Metarranthis hypochraria (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Walker, F., 1860. Gemeotrites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 21: 154.
Metarranthis mestusata
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