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57a0073 – 4700.5   Perola clara Dyar, 1907

[T] - Charles W. Melton
Distribution: AZ
Type locality: Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Similar Species:
  • "Perola clara" specimens found north of Mexico may refer to an unknown species. DNA barcode separates AZ specimens of Perola from P. clara by over 4%. Alternatively, it might turn out that both P. clara and a similar unknown Perola species occur in Arizona.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Perola clara Dyar, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Perola clara Dyar, 1907 is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico (Arizona), reported by Jason Dombroskie.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1907. Descriptions of new species of moths of the family Cochlidiidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 32: 567.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Perola clara
[T] - Bill Lisowsky
Perola clara
[T] – Bruce Walsh

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