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Doa_sp_nov - Doa ampla - male

Doa_sp_nov - Doa ampla - Male
San Francisco Peaks, Coconino County, Arizona, USA
June 29, 2013
Size: Winspan approx. 37mm
Not entirely certain on where to put this. This moth has been traditionally known as Doa ampla, but Jim Miller dissected some specimens and found that the genitalia of the Doa from Arizona and the Doa from Texas are different enough to warrant specific status. Also the larvae from the Arizona populations feed on various Euphorbia, whereas the Texas populations feed on Stillingia.

Moved to Doa ampla
Moved from Doa.

The two populations are treated as conspecific in MONA Fascicle 22.1A (1). The possibility of splitting the two was discussed but ultimately rejected.

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