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Saturniidae
890015.10 – 7717.1   Anisota fuscosa Ferguson, 1971

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Synonymy: Anisota fuscosa Ferguson, 1971
Taxonomic Notes: Anisota fuscosa Ferguson, 1971 was described as a subspecies of 7716 Anisota stigma. Burke & Peigler (2009) treat fuscosa as a full species based on larval morphology. DNA evidence appears to support those findings.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Burke, J.T. & R.S. Peigler, 2009. Phylogenetic Analysis of Anisota (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) Based on Scolus Size and Structure of Mature Larvae. Southeastern Naturalist, 8(4): 739-745.
  • Ferguson, D.C., 1971. Bombycoidea Saturniidae (Part). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2A: 1-153 order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Anisota fuscosa
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Anisota fuscosa
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Anisota fuscosa
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