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Macromia wabashensis  Williamson, 1909
Taxonomic Serial No.: 101927

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Macromia taeniolata Rambur, 1842
 
       
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  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

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  Expert: Rosser W. Garrison   
  Notes: Research Associate, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County   
  Reference for: Macromia wabashensis    
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Until recently, consensus among most U. S. Odonatists was to treat Macromia wabashensis as a synonym or color form (polymorph) of M. taeniolata. Williamson (1909. Proc. U. S. Nat. Museum 37:369-398.) reports captures of M. wabashensis with Macromia taeniolata and M. pacifica, which suggests the possibility that M. wabashensis is a hybrid between M. pacifica and M. taeniolata. Like Dunkle, I am doubtful of according species status to M. wabashensis  
 

 

   


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