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91a0428 – 7385   Xanthorhoe alticolata Barnes & McDunnough, 1916

William Geoghegan
Distribution: Possible restricted to the southern Rockies with outliers representing misidentified decoloraria.
Type locality: Silverton, CO.
Similar Species:
  • 7384 Xanthorhoe decoloraria, aside from possibly range, cannot at present be distinguished from alticolata except by the long pectinations of the male antennae which are very short in for the latter.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Xanthorhoe alticolata Barnes & McDunnough, 1916
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1916. New species and varieties of North American Lepidoptera. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 3(1): 23.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Xanthorhoe alticolata
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LG – Jim Troubridge
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25mm – Jim Vargo

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