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930250.008172Apantesis quenseli (Paykull, 1793)
Distribution Data for Apantesis quenseli
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Synonymy: Bombyx quenseli Paykull, 1793
Bombyx quenseli Paykull, 1793
Orodemnias alpivolans Warnecke, 1949
Apantesis dolomitica Loritz, 1952
Arctia gelida Schöyen, 1880
Arctia integra Dannehl, 1928
Apantesis norvegica Strand, 1919
Bombyx strigosa Fabricius, 1793
Euprepia gelida Möschler, 1849
Orodemnias daisetsuzana Matsumura, 1927
Chelonia liturata Ménétriés, 1859
Taxonomic Notes: Apantesis quenseli (Paykull, 1793) was formerly in the genus Grammia, Systematic Entomology: 41(4): 844-853.
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  • Ronka, K., J. Mappes, L. Kaila, N. Wahlberg, 2016. Putting Parasemia in its phylogenetic place: a molecular analysis of the subtribe Arctiina (Lepidoptera). Systematic Entomology, 41(4): 844-853.
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Apantesis quenseli
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Apantesis quenseli
© Canadian National Collection LG

Apantesis quenseli
© Canadian National Collection LG

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