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910724.006308Macaria colata (Grote, 1881)

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Synonymy: Phasiane colata Grote, 1881
Selidosema correllatum Hulst, 1896
Diastictis sericeata Hulst, 1898
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria colata (Grote, 1881), 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. 114; pl. 2.50-54. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 27.39f; p. 206. Book Review and ordering
  • Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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