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Genitalia Images of Voucher Specimens from Splinter Hill Bog Preserve



Kons, Hugo L. Jr., Robert J. Borth, James T. Vargo, Lance A. Durden, & Jeffrey R. Slotten.  2017.  A Lepidoptera Biodiversity Blitz at the Nature Conservancy's Splinter Hill Bog Preserve in Baldwin County, Alabama.  Southern Lepidopterists' News 39(2): 93-143.



Genitalia image set for an Undescribed Notodontidae [Dissection No.: HLK:2444]


Genitalia were dissected and images taken by Hugo L. Kons Jr. with the the Automontage imaging system at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Entomology.  All structures are the natural three dimensional shape (not slide mounted) except for the abdominal cuticle (temporarily slide mounted for imaging). 



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Note: This is the same species but a different specimen from the dissected individual.  This photo is to be replaced with the specimen that was dissected for the below images.


Capsule (Ventral)

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Capsule (Lateral Left)

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Phallus with Ductus Ejaculatorius

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Phallus with Vesica Everted

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Abdominal Cuticle (Terminal Segment)

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