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930999.1n – 8676.01   Toxonprucha n. sp. 1

- Ann Hendrickson
Distribution: Western Texas
Larva and
Host Plants:
Similar Species:
  • Toxonprucha psegmapteryx (Dyar, 1913) is easily distinguished by male genitalia and DNA barcode.
  • Toxonprucha repentis (Grote, 1881) has a similar wing pattern but is darker and more distinctly marked.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Toxonprucha n. sp. 1 is a cryptic, likely undescribed species from western Texas represented at BOLD by BIN: BOLD:AAK1914. DNA barcode places this species near T. repentis.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAK1914 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Toxonprucha n. sp. 1
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Toxonprucha n. sp. 1
Ann Hendrickson
Toxonprucha n. sp. 1
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