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Saturniidae
890058.007747Automeris hesselorum Ferguson, 1972

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Synonymy: Automeris iris hesselorum Ferguson, 1972
Hyperchiria iris of authors not Walker, 1865
Taxonomic Notes: Automeris hesselorum Ferguson, 1972, described as a subspecies of [7747] Automeris iris (Walker, 1865), is raised to full species status in Brechlin & Meister (2011), Entomo-Satsphingia, 4(1): 30. Automeris iris is extralimital.
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.
  • Brechlin, R. & F. Meiste, 2011. Neue Taxa der Gattung Automeris Huebner [1819]. Entomo-Satsphingia, 4(1): 5-89.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1972. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2b: p. 164; pl. 13.7-8. order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Automeris hesselorum
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Automeris hesselorum
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Automeris hesselorum
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