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Saturniidae
890068.307754.3Agapema anona platensis Peigler & Kendall, 1993
Distribution Data for Agapema anona platensis
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Distribution: Edwards Plateau and South Texas Plains - Peigler & Kendall (1993).
Holotype (♂) and allotype (♀): Kickapoo Cavern State Natural Area, Kinney Co, TX.
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Taxonomic Notes: Agapema anona platensis Peigler & Kendall, 1993, originally described as a full species, is treated here as a subspecies following Kitching et al. (2018).
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.
  • Kitching, I., R. Rougerie, A. Zwick, C. Hamilton, R. St Laurent, S. Naumann, L. Ballesteros Mejia, A. Kawahara, 2018. A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.
  • Peigler, R.S. & R.O. Kendall, 1993. A review of the genus Agapema (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Proceedings of the Denver Museum of Natural History, 3(3): 1-22.
Agapema anona platensis
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Agapema anona platensis
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Agapema anona platensis
– Texas Lepidoptera Survey
Agapema anona platensis
– Texas Lepidoptera Survey

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