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911408.006954.1Tetracis montanaria Ferris, 2010
Distribution Data for Tetracis montanaria
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Distribution: Higher elevations of mountains in southeastern Arizona (Graham, Pima and possibly Apache Counties). From ~ 8,000 - 8,900 ft. elev.
and Size:
Early October, perhaps a bit earlier. FWL 22-25 mm.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Aspen-coniferous forest habitat.
Similar Species:
  • No other species of Tetracis is known from the area.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tetracis montanaria Ferris, 2010
Taxonomic Notes: Tetracis montanaria: New species description. See: Clifford D. Ferris and B. Christian Schmidt. Revision of the North American Genus Tetracis and Synonymization of Synaxis with Descriptions of Three New Species. ZooTaxa 2347: 1-36 (2010) .pdf file.
Tetracis montanaria
– Cliff Ferris
Tetracis montanaria
– Cliff Ferris
Tetracis montanaria
– Cliff Ferris
Tetracis montanaria
42mm – Jim Vargo - [T]

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