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932838.0010233Anarta crotchii (Grote, 1880)

Jim Moore
Similar Species:
  • Anarta crotchii and Anarta fusculenta are easily confused. Examination of genitalia is required. A. crotchii is not presently known in southern California south of Yosemite.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Anarta crotchii (Grote, 1880), formerly placed in the genus Discestra, n. comb. in Mustelin (2006), Zootaxa, 1278: 1-47, includes as a synonym Anarta chunka [10235], Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), ZooKeys, 40: 155. This species was misslepped as "crotchi" in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
Anarta crotchii
Jim Moore
Anarta crotchii
Bob Martin
Anarta crotchii
LG – Jim Troubridge
Anarta crotchii
32mm – Jim Vargo

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