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Geometridae
910705.006283Macaria sulphurea (Packard, 1873) – Sulphur Angle

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Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Eupistheria sulphurea Packard, 1873
Diastictis olivalis Hulst, 1898
Thamnonoma sulphuraria Packard, 1876
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria sulphurea (Packard, 1873), 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. 82; pl. 2.1-5. 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
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Macaria sulphurea
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
- ventral – © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria sulphurea
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria sulphurea
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria sulphurea
22mm – © Jim Vargo

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