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933540 – 10995.2   Cerastis enigmatica Lafontaine & Crabo, 1997
             Enigmatic Dart

Libby & Rick Avis
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Synonymy: Cerastis enigmatica Lafontaine & Crabo, 1997
Cerastis cornuta of authors not Grote, 1874
Taxonomic Notes: Cerastis enigmatica Lafontaine & Crabo, 1997, n. sp.: Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 51: 237-248.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Lafontaine, J. D., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 44; pl. 1.26-27. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 58.10m; p. 313. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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