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91a1232 – 6747.1   Pero astapa (Druce, 1892)

Mike Rickard
Distribution: Southern Texas.
Lectotype: Presidio, Mexico.
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Synonymy: Azelina astapa Druce, 1892
Stenaspilates egregiata Pearsall, 1906
Taxonomic Notes: Pero astapa (Druce, 1892) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico (Hidalgo Co. and Starr Co., TX), 2013 Season Summary, News Lepid. Soc. 56(S1): 100.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Druce, H., 1891-1900. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera, 2: 62; pl. 47, figs. 10, 11.
  • Poole, R.W., 1987. A Taxonomic Revision of the New World Moth Genus Pero (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). United States Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin 1698: 6.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Pero astapa
Mike Rickard
Pero astapa
Mike Rickard
Pero astapa
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