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91a0709 – 6294   Macaria 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 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).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 86; pl. 2.10-12. 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 abruptata
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Macaria abruptata
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria abruptata
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Macaria abruptata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria abruptata
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