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930285 – 8165   Arctia lapponica (Thunberg, 1791)

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Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Bombyx lapponica Thunberg, 1791
Bombyx avia Hübner, 1808
Phalaena festiva Borkhausen, 1790
Euprepia hyperborea Curtis, 1835
Hyphoraia gibsoni Bang-Haas, 1927
Arctia lemniscata Stichel, 1911
Taxonomic Notes: Arctia lapponica (Thunberg, 1791) was transferred from the genus Pararctia n. syn. in Ronka et al. (2016).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ronka, K., J. Mappes, L. Kaila, N. Wahlberg, 2016. Putting Parasemia in its phylogenetic place: a molecular analysis of the subtribe Arctiina (Lepidoptera). Systematic Entomology, 41(4): 844-853.
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  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Arctia lapponica
© Gary Anweiler
Arctia lapponica
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Arctia lapponica
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Arctia lapponica
© Canadian National Collection LG

Arctia lapponica
© Canadian National Collection LG

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