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North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
Geometridae
9111896760Pero behrensaria (Packard, 1871)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Poole, R.W., 1987. A Taxonomic Revision of the New World Moth Genus Pero (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). United States Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin 1698: 70.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 29.15f, 29.17f; p. 214. Book Review and ordering
  • Rindge, F.H., 1955. A revision of some species of Pero in the western United States (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). American Museum Novitates, 1750: 13.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum

Pero behrensaria
- JoAnne Russo
Collected by Glenn Fine, Eddy Mts., Siskiyou Co., CA.

Outwardly projecting lobes on the 8th sternite distinguish this from P. occidentalis.


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