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Zygaenidae
660090.004619Triprocris cyanea Barnes & McDunnough, 1910
Distribution Data for Triprocris cyanea
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Distribution: Type locality: "Santa Catalina Mts., Babaquivera Mts., Ariz."
Description/
Field Marks:
Forewing veins R2 and R3 are stalked and not separate - Barnes & McDunnough (1910).
Similar Species:
  • Triprocris lustrans Beutenmüller, 1894 is larger, WS: 31mm.
  • Triprocris smithsoniana (Clemens, 1860) has forewing veins R2 and R3 separate and not stalked - Barnes & McDunnough (1910).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Triprocris cyanea Barnes & McDunnough, 1910
Taxonomic Notes: Triprocris cyanea Barnes & McDunnough, 1910 was placed in the genus Harrisina in the 1983 Hodges Checklist. Current generic placement follows Tarmann (1984), Entomofauna Supplement. 2(1): 1-176, and Tarmann & Drouet (2015), Jour. Lepid. Soc. 69(3), 209-235.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barnes, W.M. & J.H. McDunnough, 1910. New species and varieties of North American Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 18(3): 162.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Triprocris cyanea
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