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Gypona bimaculata - Gypona melanota

Gypona bimaculata - Gypona melanota
Allison Park, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
July 17, 2012

Moved very tentatively
Moved from Gypona verticalis.

this may be something else, but it is not verticalis

Moved from Gypona bimaculata.

G. bimaculata is a synonym of G. verticalis.

Moved from Gypona melanota.

Moved from Gypona bimaculata.

Gypona bimaculata
why did you move it?

It looked so much like John Carr's G. melanota
that I had second thoughts. I should have trusted my first instinct...

rare species
I understand; you do not expect a western species to be this far east. But that's just an impression based on its rarity; in fact, it has been reported as far east as New York city!

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