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91a1311 – 6946   Somatolophia pallescens McDunnough, 1940

- Charles W. Melton
Distribution: UT, CO, AZ, NM - Rindge (1980)
Type locality (pallescens): Greer Road,White Mountains, Apache Co., AZ.
Type locality (obliterata): Glenwood Springs,Garfield Co., CO.
Field Marks:
See Rindge (1980), Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 165: 314; figs. 9, 28-31, 35.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Somatolophia pallescens McDunnough, 1940
Somatolophia obliterata Warren, 1904
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1940. New North American Geometridae with notes, III. The Canadian Entomologist, 72(5): 90-103.
  • Rindge, F.H., 1980. A revision of the moth genus Somatolophia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 165(3): 295-333.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Somatolophia pallescens
- DNA - Charles W. Melton
Somatolophia pallescens
- DNA - Charles W. Melton
Somatolophia pallescens
- Jim Eckert
Somatolophia pallescens
- Steve Morris
Somatolophia pallescens
35mm – Jim Vargo
Somatolophia pallescens
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