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Saturniidae
890015.107717.1Anisota fuscosa (Ferguson, 1971)

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Taxonomic Notes: Anisota fuscosa (Ferguson, 1971) was described as a subspecies of 7716 Anisota stigma. Burke & Peigler (2009) treat fuscosa as a full species based on larval morphology. DNA evidence appears to support those findings.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Burke, J.T. & R.S. Peigler, 2009. Phylogenetic Analysis of Anisota (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) Based on Scolus Size and Structure of Mature Larvae. Southeastern Naturalist, 8(4): 739-745.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Anisota fuscosa
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Anisota fuscosa
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Anisota fuscosa
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