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Anthrax sp.
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Posted on 21-01-2022 00:42

Location: Chile
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I have the impression that this Anthrax is A. peruvianus.
The location is Antofagasta, on the coast of northern Chile
Could you help me with the ID?
Roden attached the following image:

Edited by Roden on 21-01-2022 00:54
John Carr
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Posted on 21-01-2022 01:29
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No species of Anthrax was recorded from that part of Chile in the revision by Marston (1970). A. peruvianus comes close.

8a. Dorsum of abdomen with black and white scales ... oedipus s.l.
8b. Large patches of golden brown scales on abdominal terga ... peruvianus
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