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110006 – 0027   Gazoryctra mcglashani (Edwards, 1886)
             McGlashan's Ghost Moth

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Distribution: Type locality: Truckee, CA.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hepialus mcglashani Edwards, 1886
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Edwards, H., 1886. Notes on North American Zygaenidae and Bombycidae with descriptions of new forms. Entomologica Americana, 2: 14.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 13.7m; p. 37. Book Review and ordering
  • Wagner, D.L. & L.L. Crabtree, 2018. Rediscovery of Gazoryctra mcglashani in Montane Meadows of Middle Sierra Nevada Mountains (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 72(3): 241-243.
Gazoryctra mcglashani
- lectotype - LG – Aga Pierwola, AMNH
Gazoryctra mcglashani
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