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59a0673.95n – 1764.96   Aristotelia sp. 6SL

Mike Quinn
Distribution: Southwestern AZ east to central TX and south to Costa Rica (BOLD). Possibly found in OK (iNat.).
Larva and
Host Plants:
Vachellia farnesiana Willdenow (sweet acacia, huisache) based on rearing of a DNA barcoded specimen by Ann Hendrickson.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Aristotelia sp. 6SL is a cryptic species, possibly undescribed, represented at BOLD by BIN BOLD:AAH5091.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAH5091 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Aristotelia sp. 6SL
LG - Victor Engel
Aristotelia sp. 6SL
Arlene Ripley
Aristotelia sp. 6SL
(cc) Zach DuFran
Aristotelia sp. 6SL
DNA - reared - Ann Hendrickson
Aristotelia sp. 6SL
LG(cc) ASU Hasbrouck Insect Collection
Aristotelia sp. 6SL
Ann Hendrickson LG
ex. V. farnesiana (Willd.)

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