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890042.2 – 7744.3   Hemileuca peigleri Lemaire, 1981

Tony Gallucci
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Synonymy: Hemileuca peigleri Lemaire, 1981
Taxonomic Notes: Hemileuca peigleri listed as a valid species by St Laurent in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) (2023) following Kitching & Rougerie et al. (2018), was formerly treated as a subspecies of Hemileuca maia (Drury, 1773), Tuskes et al. (1996).
  • 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. 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 peigleri
Tony Gallucci
Hemileuca peigleri
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Hemileuca peigleri
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