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420398.001512Anatrachyntis rileyi (Walsingham, 1882) – Pink Scavenger Caterpillar Moth

Robert L. Zimlich
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Taxonomic Notes: Anatrachyntis rileyi (Walsingham, 1882), formerly paced in the genus Pyroderces, is transferred to the genus Anatrachyntis following the treatment in Koster & Sinev (2003), Microlepidoptera of Europe, 5.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hodges, R. W., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 6.1, p. 47; pl. 3.29-30. order
  • Koster, S. & S. Sinev, 2003. Momphidae s.l. Microlepidoptera of Europe, 5: 1-387.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Anatrachyntis rileyi
Robert Zimlich
Anatrachyntis rileyi
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