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Arhaphe arguta Bliven - Arhaphe arguta

Arhaphe arguta Bliven - Arhaphe arguta
Garden Canyon betw. Sawmill and Shelite Cyns, Ft Huachuca, Sierra Vista, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
July 25, 2013
Det. I. Cret, 2018

shot in route to BugGuide Gathering_2013

spmn deposited into TAMUIC

Moved from p.


This one!
Huachuca Mountains is one of the point where A.mimetica was recorded.
It is a nymph 5th instar.
I am tempt to say: A.arguta nymph 5th instar based on [Cite: 1614222] (see descripion on pag.456 anf fig on pag.457)
(A.arguta not A.cindeliodes, "all the previous records of A.cicindeloides from the United States ... must refer to A.arguta - see (1))
But I don't know nothing about nymph A.mimetica 5th instar, so ...
For adult: Differential diagnosis from (1): quote: 'Arhaphe mimetica is characteristic by its small and glabrous body ... but remaining Arhaphe species living in the USA are distinctly pilose and larger ...'

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