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910719.006304.1Macaria wauaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Distribution Data for Macaria wauaria
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Taxonomic Notes: Macaria wauaria (Linnaeus, 1758) is recognized among the North American fauna (E. Canada, NE USA) and transferred to the genus Speranza in Ferguson (2008). The genus Speranza is treated as a synonym of Macaria in Sihvonen & Skou (2015) following Scoble & Krüger (2002).
  • Barcode of Life Data System (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. 107; pl. 2.39-40. 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 wauaria
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Macaria wauaria
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Macaria wauaria
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill

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