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932924.51 – 10269.1   Admetovis icarus Crabo & Schmidt, 2018
Distribution Data for Admetovis icarus
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Distribution: BC, WA, OR, ID, UT, CO, ZooKeys, 788: 167-181.
Genitalia: ZooKeys, 788: 167-181; figs. 7 & 8 (♂ - gen.), 13 (♀ - gen.)
Similar Species:
  • 10269 Admetovis oxymorus hindwing in is light tan with outer margin slightly concave between veins M1 and M3. The hindwing of icarus is dark, brown gray with margin straight between veins M1 and M3.
  • 10270 Admetovis similaris hindwing is pure white.
  • Best separated from others in the genus by hindwing or genitalia, ZooKeys, 788: 167-181.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Admetovis icarus Crabo & Schmidt, 2018
Taxonomic Notes: Admetovis icarus Crabo & Schmidt, 2018 n. sp., ZooKeys, 788: 172.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Crabo, L.G. & B.C. Schmidt, 2018. A revision of Admetovis Grote, with the description of a new species from western North America (Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Hadenini). ZooKeys, 788: 167-181.
  • Schmidt, B.C., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
Admetovis icarus
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Admetovis icarus
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Admetovis icarus
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