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91a0015 – 6259   Ametris nitocris (Cramer, 1780)
             Seagrape Spanworm

© Carol Wolf
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: • Phalaena nitocris Cramer, 1780
• Mecoceras albimacula Thierry-Mieg, 1909
• Mecoceras bitactaria Walker, 1861
• Ametris nitocritaria Hόbner, 1822
• Mecoceras penisularia Grote, 1883
• Mecoceras pudibunda Thierry-Mieg, 1909
• Mecoceras schausaria Edwards, 1884
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Ametris nitocris
– © Bob Belmont
Ametris nitocris
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Ametris nitocris
38mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Ametris nitocris
40mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Ametris nitocris
43mm – © McGuire Center Coll. (Covell Coll.)

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