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Geometridae
910731.006281Macaria simplex (Dyar, 1907)

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Synonymy: Pygmaena simplex Dyar, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria simplex (Dyar, 1907), formerly placed in the genus Itame in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist) and in the genus Speranza in Ferguson (2008), is returned to genus Macaria in Sihvonen & Skou (2015) following Scoble & Krüger (2002).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 130; pl. 3.10-11. order or free PDF
  • Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Macaria simplex
– © Bob Belmont
Macaria simplex
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria simplex
22mm – © Jim Vargo

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