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930458.10 – 8280.1   Cosmosoma achemon (Fabricius, 1781)

- Joseph Montes de Oca
Distribution: Caribbean, Central and South America.
Type locality: "Iamaica Infula".
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Synonymy: Zygaena achemon Fabricius, 1781
Taxonomic Notes: Cosmosoma achemon (Fabricius, 1781) is tentatively added to the list based on a single specimen from Monroe Co., FL, a likely stray or stow away photographed on 6/10/2021 by Joseph Montes de Oca.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Fabricius, J.C., 1781. Species Insectorum Exhibentes Eorum Differentia Specifica, Synonyma Auctorum, Loca Natalia, Metamorphosin Adiectis, Observationibus, Descriptionibus. Species insectorum, 2: 162.
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