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Notodontidae
930112.008019Ianassa paradisus (Benjamin, 1932)

Charles Melton
Distribution: USA: southeastern AZ and southwestern NM - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality (paradisus): Paradise, Cochise Co., AZ.
Holotype (delicatoides): Santa Catalina Mountains, AZ.
Genitalia: See holotype in USNM reference.
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Synonymy: Schizura paradisus Benjamin, 1932
Ianassa delicatoides Benjamin, 1932
Taxonomic Notes: Ianassa paradisus (Benjamin, 1932), n. comb. in Becker (2014), was formerly placed in the genus Oligocentria.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Becker, V.O., 2014. Checklist of New World Notodontidae (Noctuoidea). Lepidoptera Novae, 7(1): 1-40.
  • 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: 163; pl. A-18, figs. 24-27; pl. 60, fig. 3 (♂ gen.); pl. 74, figs. 1a (♂ tergum 8), 1b (♂ sternum 8); pl. 87, fig. 7 (♀ gen.); pl. L-19, figs. 1, 2 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) (holotype genitalia)
Ianassa paradisus
Charles Melton
Ianassa paradisus
Canadian National Collection
Ianassa paradisus
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Ianassa paradisus
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