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91a1014 – 6615   Tracheops bolteri Hulst, 1896

Charles W. Melton - DNA
Distribution: Type locality: Las Vegas, NM.
Similar Species:
  • Carphoides setigera Rindge, 1958 forewing median line lackes two large outwardly pointed teeth; st. line restricted to white points bordered with black on the veins.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tracheops bolteri Hulst, 1896
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1896. Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 23: 366.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 28.21m; p. 210. Book Review and ordering
  • Rindge, F.H., 1972. A revision of the moth genus Mericisca (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 149(4): 345-406.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Tracheops bolteri
Charles Melton - DNA
Tracheops bolteri
28mm – Jim Vargo

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