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910736.006288Macaria quadrilinearia (Packard, 1873)

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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: Halia quadrilinearia Packard, 1873
Tephrina disparata Warren, 1904
Semiothisa inquinaria Hulst, 1887
Selidosema pallescens Grossbeck, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria quadrilinearia (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).
This species includes as a synonym 6307 Speranza pallescens (Grossbeck, 1907) in Ferguson (2008).
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. 140; pl. 3.28-31. 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 quadrilinearia
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Macaria quadrilinearia
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Macaria quadrilinearia
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Macaria quadrilinearia
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Macaria quadrilinearia
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Macaria quadrilinearia
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Macaria quadrilinearia
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Macaria quadrilinearia
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Macaria quadrilinearia
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