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930087.12 – 7989.1   Cecrita franclemonti Miller, 2021

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Distribution: Southeastern AZ - Miller et al. (2021)
Holotype: Peña Blanca, Santa Cruz Co., AZ.
Similar Species:
  • Cecrita incongrua Barnes & Benjamin, 1924 has a silver coastal bar situated slightly basal to the reniform spot, distal to the reniform in franclemonti which also typically has forewings more peppered with black scales and larger subterminal dashes.
  • Cecrita belfragei Grote, 1879 is found in Texas.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Cecrita franclemonti Miller, 2021, n. sp., MONA Fascicle 22.1B:91.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2021. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 91; pl. A-15, figs. 17-20; pl. 54, fig. 4 (♂ gen.); pl. 70, fig. 10 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 83, fig. 2 (♀ gen.); pl. L-14, fig. 5, 6 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cecrita franclemonti
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Cecrita franclemonti
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Cecrita franclemonti
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