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110008 – 0029   Gazoryctra novigannus (Barnes & Benjamin, [1926] 1925)

Ian Maton
Distribution: Type locality (novigannus): Hymers, ON.
Type locality (mackiei): Edmonton, AB and Calgary, AB.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hepialus novigannus Barnes & Benjamin, [1926] 1925
Hepialus mackiei Barnes & Benjamin, [1926] 1925
Taxonomic Notes: Gazoryctra novigannus (Barnes & Benjamin, [1926] 1925), n. comb. in Wagner & Tindale (1988).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W. & F.H. Benjamin, 1925. The kyperboreus group of Hepialus (Lepid., Hepialidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 2(2): 82.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • U.S. National Entomological Collection (USNM) - Holotype ♂
  • Wagner, D.L. & N.B. Tindale, 1988. An appraisal of Gazoryctra Hubner (Hepialidae) and description of a new species from Arizona and New Mexico. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 42: 204-212.
Gazoryctra novigannus
Ian Maton
Gazoryctra novigannus
– Gary Anweiler
Gazoryctra novigannus
Jim Vargo
Gazoryctra novigannus
33mm – Jim Vargo
Gazoryctra novigannus
- Holotype - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum

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