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910743.006309Macaria benigna (Hulst, 1898)
Distribution Data for Macaria benigna
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Synonymy: Diastictis benigna Hulst, 1898
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria benigna (Hulst, 1898), 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).
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  • Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 153; pl. 3.44-45. order or free PDF
  • Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.
Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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