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91a1313 – 6948.4   Somatolophia cuyama Comstock, 1940
Distribution Data for Somatolophia cuyama
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Distribution: Known only from type locality - Rindge (1980)
Type locality: Cuyama Valley, southwestern San Luis Obispo Co., CA.
Field Marks:
See Rindge (1980), Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 165: 329; figs. 15, 52, 53, 59.
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Synonymy: Somatolophia cuyama Comstock, 1940
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 30.26m; p. 218. Book Review and ordering
  • 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.
Somatolophia cuyama
31mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.

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