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930133.2 – 7957.2   Dasylophia saturata Barnes, 1901

Jim Eckert
Distribution: Canada: AB; USA: MT south to southwestern NM between 3,800-5000 feet - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality: Denver, CO.
Similar Species:
  • Dasylophia anguina (Smith, 1797), separated by size (smaller), genitalia and examination of ♂ St8, is not found in the Rockies.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Dasylophia saturata Barnes, 1901, rev. stat. in Miller et al. (2021), MONA Fascicle 22.1B:227, was previously treated as a subspecies of 7957 Dasylophia anguina (Smith, 1797) in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
  • Barnes, W., 1901. Descriptions of some new species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 33: 53-57.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2021. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 227; pl. A-21, figs. 15-17; pl. 66, fig. 2 (♂ gen.); pl. 77, figs. 7 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 92, fig. 3 (♀ gen.); pl. L-22, fig. 9 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Dasylophia saturata
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