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910707.006294Macaria abruptata (Walker, 1862)

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Synonymy: Camptogramma abruptata Walker, 1862
Diastictis pallidula Hulst, 1896
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria abruptata (Walker, 1862), formerly placed in the genus Itame in the 1983 Hodges Checklist and in the genus Speranza in Ferguson (2008), is returned to genus Macaria in Sihvonen & Skou (2015) following Scoble & Krüger (2002).
  • 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. 86; pl. 2.10-12. order
  • 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 abruptata
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Macaria abruptata
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria abruptata
- ventral – © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria abruptata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria abruptata
21mm – © Jim Vargo

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