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Saturniidae
890059.007748Automeris cecrops (Boisduval, 1875)

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Distribution: Type Locality (cecrops): Mexico.
Type Locality (pamina): Prescott, AZ.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Io cecrops Boisduval, 1875
Automeris herse Hoffmann, 1942
Automeris mexicana Bouvier, 1929
Io? pudens Boisduval, 1875
Hyperchiria pamina Neumögen, 1882
Hyperchiria aurosea Neumögen, 1882
Automeris chiricahuana Schüssler, 1934
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Boisduval, J.B., 1875. Aperçu monographique du Genre Io l'un des démembrements de la grande famille des Saturnides. Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique, 18: 224.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1972. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2b: p. 166; pl. 13.1-3. order
  • Neumoegen, B., 1882. Description of a new Hyperchiria from Arizona. Papilio, 2(4): 60-61.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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