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91a1447 – 6995   Sabulodes aegrotata (Guenée, [1858])

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Distribution: Coastal species from northwestern Baja California to northwestern Oregon (Rindge 1978).
Type locality (aegrotata): California
Type locality (arsesaria): California
Type locality (cottlei): San Francisco, CA.
Field Marks:
See Rindge, 1978: 210; figs. 7-14, 17, 23.
Genitalia: See Rindge, 1978: 210; figs. 7-14, 17, 23.
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Synonymy: Tetracis aegrotata Guenée, [1858]
Ennomos arsesaria Walker, 1860
Sabulodes cottlei Barnes & Benjamin, 1926
Sabulodes caberata of authors, not Guenee, 1857
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W. & F.H. Benjamin, 1926. A new form of Sabulodes caberata Gn. (Lepid., Geom.). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 3(1): 41.
  • Guenée, M.A., 1857. Deltoïdes et Pyralites. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères, 9: 141.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 31.3f; p. 219. Book Review and ordering
  • Rindge, F.H., 1978. A revision of the genus Sabulodes (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 160: 193-292..
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walker, F., 1860. Gemeotrites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 20: 260.
Sabulodes aegrotata
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Sabulodes aegrotata
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Sabulodes aegrotata
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Sabulodes aegrotata
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Sabulodes aegrotata
© Rephah Berg
Sabulodes aegrotata
© Rephah Berg
Sabulodes aegrotata
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Sabulodes aegrotata
47mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Sabulodes aegrotata
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