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930275 – 8179.1   Apantesis eureka (Ferguson & Schmidt, 2007)
Distribution Data for Apantesis eureka
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Distribution: USA: UT, ID.
Holotype: Eureka, Juab Co., UT.
Field Marks:
Probably diurnal with small eyes unlike similar species.
Similar Species:
  • Apantesis nevadensis has larger eyes.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Grammia eureka Ferguson & Schmidt, 2007
Taxonomic Notes: Apantesis eureka (Ferguson & Schmidt, 2007), n. sp.: Zootaxa, 1405: 39-49, was formerly in the genus Grammia, Systematic Entomology: 41(4): 844-853.
  • 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. & B.C. Schmidt, 2007. Taxonomic review of the Grammia nevadensis species group (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) with descriptions of` two new species. Zootaxa, 1405: 39-49.
  • 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.
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Apantesis eureka
Holotype - LG – CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Apantesis eureka
Holotype- ven. - LG – CNC - Jocelyn Gill

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