Observation 46915: Leotia Pers.

When: 2010-06-09

Collection location: Kaipara harbour, Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Michael W (Michael Wallace)

No specimen available



Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: rather green cap for L. lubrica…or could it be a unique species from NZ location?
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Recognized by sight

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It’s a different species
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-06-15 19:56:52 CDT (-0500)

but it’s still being called Leotia lubrica

Hi Debbie,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2010-06-15 16:57:37 CDT (-0500)

You could be right, I think there was some DNA studies done on the NZ material that showed that it is a unique species, I don’t think it has officially been named as a distinct species yet.

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