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910726.006282Macaria argillacearia (Packard, 1874) – Mousy Angle

© David Reed
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Tephrina argillacearia Packard, 1874
Tephrina modestaria Hulst, 1895
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria argillacearia (Packard, 1874), 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. 123; pl. 2.62-63. 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
Macaria argillacearia
© David Reed
Macaria argillacearia
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria argillacearia
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria argillacearia
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria argillacearia
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria argillacearia
25mm – © Jim Vargo

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