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1838 Alastria chico 9522.1 - Alastria chico

1838 Alastria chico 9522.1 - Alastria chico
Bay Center 98527 Willapa, Pacific County, Washington, USA
August 19, 2009
Size: wingspan ~37mm
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RWWA-1077 BOLD DNA A species level match could not be made but puts it close to Alastria macho as BOLD does not have specimens of A. chico for comparison.
ID confirmed by Lars Crabo : "It is Alastria chico, not so long ago described by Troubridge and Lafontaine. When I arrived in the PNW we called it Nedra tropicalis. Things change. Morrisonia is an eastern NA genus. Another county record, by the way."
Locality: Coastal SW Washington State at the edge of Willapa Bay geo:lat=46 37.273 ge=-123 56.8140:lon