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91a1228 – 6876   Nemeris speciosa (Hulst, 1896)

- Steve Morris
Distribution: CO, UT, NM, eastern and northerm AZ, eastern TX - Rindge (1981).
Type locality: Hot Springs, San Miguel Co.,NM.
Field Marks:
See Rindge, 1981: 5; figs. 1-4, 11, 15, 19.
Genitalia: See Rindge, 1981.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Diastictis speciosa Hulst, 1896
Meris albocrenulata Cassino, 1927
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 30.11m; p. 217. Book Review and ordering
  • Rindge, F.H., 1981. A revision of the moth genera Meris and Nemeris (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). American Museum Novitates, 2710: 1-28.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Nemeris speciosa
- Charles W. Melton
Nemeris speciosa
– Bob Belmont
Nemeris speciosa
32mm – Jim Vargo

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