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91a1164 – 6828   Metarranthis homuraria (Grote & Robinson, 1868)
             Purplish Metarranthis

Tony DeSantis
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Endropia homuraria Grote & Robinson, 1868
Endropia amethystaria Strecker, 1899
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Rupert, L.R., 1943. A specific revision of the genus Metarranthis (Lepidoptera, Geometries, Ennomins) . Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 51(3): 147.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Metarranthis homuraria
Bob Patterson
Metarranthis homuraria
Carol Wolf
Metarranthis homuraria
Carol Wolf
Metarranthis homuraria
30mm – Jim Vargo

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