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91a1238 – 6748   Pero ancetaria (Hübner, 1806)
             Hubner's Pero

© Carol Wolf
Holotype (barnesi): Salem, MA.
Holotype (hubneraria): Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA.
Type locality (marmoratus): USA: "Cambridge".
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Synonymy: Gonodontis ancetaria Hübner, 1806
Pero barnesi Cassino & Swett, 1922
Azelina hubneraria Guenée, [1858]
Pero marmoratus Grossbeck, 1910
Taxonomic Notes: Pero ancetaria (Hübner, 1806) includes as synonyms 6754 Pero hubneraria (Guenée, [1858]) in Scoble (1999).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Guenée, M.A., 1887. Uranides et Phalenites. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères, 9: 159.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hübner, J., 1806. Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge, 2: pl. 217.
  • Poole, R.W., 1987. A Taxonomic Revision of the New World Moth Genus Pero (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). United States Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin 1698: 69.
  • Scoble, M.J., 1999. Geometrid Moths of the World: A Catalogue (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). CSIRO Publishing, 1016 pages
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Pero ancetaria
© Bob Patterson
Pero ancetaria
© Mike Boone
Pero ancetaria
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Pero ancetaria
© Bob Patterson
Pero ancetaria
© Ken Childs
Pero ancetaria
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Pero ancetaria
31mm – © Jim Vargo
Pero ancetaria
© George Smiley LG
on Winged Sumac (Rhus copallina) 44mm

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