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930479 – 8331   Idia laurentii (Smith, 1893)

Idia cf. laurentii (PA) - © Jim Eckert
Distribution: Apparently an Appalachian endemic, Hugh McGuinness (pers. comm., 11/8/2018). Mapping includes an undescribed species. See Similar Species below.
Similar Species:
  • At the USNM, we have this [image by Jim Eckert] as an undescribed species in Idia that ranges from at least NS to PA, and possibly AK... I laurentii appears to be an Appalachian endemic that is quite blackish in coloration." - Hugh McGuinness (pers. comm., 11/8/2018). It is unclear how to separate these with confidence and both are shown.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Epizeuxis laurentii Smith, 1893
Idia laurenti Franclemont & Todd, 1983
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Idia laurentii
Idia cf. laurentii (AR) - © C. Van Den Broeke
Idia laurentii
Idia cf. laurentii (WV)- 25mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Idia laurentii

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