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933147 – 10590   Synorthodes auriginea Franclemont, 1976

Charles W. Melton
Distribution: Type locality: Pinery Canyon, Chiricahua Mts., Cochise Co., AZ.
Similar Species:
  • Synorthodes typhedana is larger, FWL=15-16mm, and darker. The two yellow spots on the thorax contrast more strongly with the surrounding darker scales. The reniform and orbicular are less completely ringed in yellow. The yellow st. line is inwardly bordered by triangular black spots and forms a more contrasting pale spot at the dorsal margin.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Synorthodes auriginea Franclemont, 1976
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Franclemont, J.G., 1976. New species of Arizona noctuids 1. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hadeninae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 78: 411.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Synorthodes auriginea
LG – Charles W. Melton
Synorthodes auriginea
LG – Charles W. Melton
Synorthodes auriginea
29mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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