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  • Entomology 135694 MCZ Entomology
  • Megathymus yuccae
  • whole animal (pinned)
  • Ossabaw Island
  • North America: United States: Georgia: Chatham
  • 1980 8 V (1980-05-08)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Megathymus yuccae (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1837])
Animalia Arthropoda Ditrysia Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Hesperioidea Hesperiidae Hesperiinae Megathymini Megathymus yuccae
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Megathymus yuccae (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1837])
Animalia Arthropoda Ditrysia Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Hesperioidea Hesperiidae Hesperiinae Megathymini Megathymus yuccae
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Georgia
County: Chatham
Specific Locality: Ossabaw Island
Verbatim Locality: Georgia, Chatham Co. Ossabaw Island
Collecting Source: unknown
Coordinates: 31.785295° -81.107594° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 7799 m
Taylor Tai; 2017-03-16; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: 1980 8 V (1980-05-08)
Collectors
William D. Winter
Identifiers
additional number: MCZ Butterfly Exhibit, 2000:11.10
additional number: Unknown:13
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
Attributes
life stage: Adult
  Charles Whittemore Farnum
date emerged: 1980 8 V ex lar.
  Charles Whittemore Farnum
Remarks: ex larva in yucca aloifolia
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