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Saturniidae
890052.007744Hemileuca eglanterina (Boisduval, 1852) – Elegant Sheepmoth

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Synonymy: Saturnia eglanterina Boisduval, 1852
Pseudohazis boisduvali Oberthür, 1914
Pseudohazis denudata Neumögen, 1891
Pseudohazis harrisi Oberthür, 1914
Pseudohazis shastaensis Grote, 1880
Pseudohazis normalis Dyar & Cockerell, 1914
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2a: p. 144; pl. 10.3-16, 11.1-2, 6, 13-15. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 36.7m; p. 240. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Hemileuca eglanterina
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