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931340.009133Tarache apela (Druce, 1889)

Randy Hardy -
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Synonymy: Acontia apela Druce, 1889
Acontia philomela Druce, 1889
Taxonomic Notes: Tarache apela: Formerly placed in the genus Acontia.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
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Tarache apela
Arlene Ripley
Tarache apela
Arlene Ripley
Tarache apela
Randy Hardy
Tarache apela
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