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91a0391 – 7215   Colostygia circumvallaria (Taylor, 1906)
Distribution Data for Colostygia circumvallaria
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Distribution: Type locality: Millarville, AB.
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Synonymy: Xanthorhoe circumvallaria Taylor, 1906
Colostygia turbata of authors not Hübner, [1799]
Taxonomic Notes: Colostygia circumvallaria (Taylor, 1906), formerly a subspecies of 7215 Colostygia turbata (extralimital), is raised to full species status in Pohl et al. (2010), ZooKeys. 38: 495.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Pohl, G.R., G.G. Anweiler, B.C. Schmidt, & N.G. Kondla, 2010. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada. ZooKeys, 38: 1-549.
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Taylor, G.W., 1906. Descriptions of two new Geometrid Moths from Alberta. The Canadian Entomologist, 38: 205.
Colostygia circumvallaria
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Colostygia circumvallaria
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