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91a1215 – 6735   Euchlaena deductaria (Walker, 1860)
             Forked Euchlaena

© Ken Childs
Distribution: Type locality: "East Florida".
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Synonymy: Endropia deductaria Walker, 1860
Geometra pectinaria of authors not [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Taxonomic Notes: Euchlaena deductaria (Walker, 1860), erroneously treated as a synonym E. pectinaria, is returned to full species status in Heppner (2004) with] Euchlaena pectinaria of authors not [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775 as a synonym. "True" pectinaria is Palearctic.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2004. Notes on Euchlaena 'pectinaria' in the United States. Lepidoptera News, 2002(3-4): 6-7.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walker, F., 1860. Gemeotrites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 20: 151.
Euchlaena deductaria
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Euchlaena deductaria
42mm – © Jim Vargo

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