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911409.006959Tetracis barnesii (Hulst, 1896)
Distribution Data for Tetracis barnesii
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Distribution: High desert riparian canyons to dry coniferous forest from ~ 5,100-6,250 ft. elev. in central Arizona, California Sierras and parts of Colorado, Utah, Montana and Oregon.
and Size:
Early September - late October. FWL ~ 19-23 mm.
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Synonymy: Gonodontis barnesii Hulst, 1896
Taxonomic Notes: Tetracis barnesii: Formerly placed in the genus Synaxis. 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 barnesii
– Cliff Ferris
Tetracis barnesii
– Cliff Ferris
Tetracis barnesii
40mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Tetracis barnesii
42mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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