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Saturniidae
890046 – 7733   Hemileuca grotei Grote & Robinson, 1868
             Grote's Buck Moth
Distribution Data for Hemileuca grotei
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Taxonomic Notes: Hemileuca grotei Grote & Robinson, 1868 includes as a subspecies Hemileuca diana in St Laurent (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023) following Tuskes et al. (1996).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2a: p. 123; pl. 8.3, 11.7. order or free PDF
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2a: p. 124; pl. 8.4-5. order or free PDF
  • Grote A.R. & C.T. Robinson, 1868. Descriptions of American Lepidoptera. No. 4. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 2: 192.
  • Lemaire, C., 2002. Hemileucinae. The Saturniidae of America (3 volume set), 4: 1,388 pages.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuskes, P.M., J.P. Tuttle, M.M. Collins, 1996. The wild silk moths of North America: a natural history of the Saturniidae of the United States and Canada. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY & London, UK, available in Books to Borrow at Internet Archive.
Hemileuca grotei
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Hemileuca grotei
Robert Pearson
Hemileuca grotei
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Hemileuca grotei
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Hemileuca grotei
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