MacromiawabashensisWilliamson, 1909 Taxonomic Serial No.: 101927
Taxonomy and Nomenclature
- junior synonym
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Rosser W. Garrison
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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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