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91a1109 – 6699   Numia terebintharia Guenée, [1858]

© Gary J. Goss - Bahamas
Distribution: Type locality (terebintharia): Haiti.
Type locality (particolor): Lake Worth, FL.
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Synonymy: Numia terebintharia Guenée, [1858]
Numia buxaria Guenée, [1858]
Geometra diffusa Walker, 1861
Geometra factaria Walker, 1861
Geometra subcelata Walker, 1861
Geometra subvectaria Walker, 1861
Diastictis particolor Hulst, 1898
Taxonomic Notes: Numia terebintharia Guenée, [1858] includes as a synonym Macaria particolor (Hulst, 1898) (Schmidt & McGuinness in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
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  • Guenée, M.A., 1857. Deltoïdes et Pyralites. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères, 9: 403.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1898. Descriptions of new genera and species of the Geometrina of North America. The Canadian Entomologist, 30(6-8): 163.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Numia terebintharia
© Gary J. Goss - Bahamas [T]
Numia terebintharia
Type (particolor) - LG – © Courtesy, AMNH
Numia terebintharia
22mm – © McGuire Center Collection

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