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910666.007083Hemithea aestivaria (Hübner, [1799]) – Common Emerald Moth

© Richard Rogers
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena aestivaria Hübner, [1799]
Nemoria alboundulata Hedemann, 1879
Phalaena herbacea Foucroy, 1785
Phalaena Geometra strigata Müller, 1764
Geometrina viridescentaria Motschulsky, [1861]
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., 1985. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 18.1: p. 121; no plate. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 31.24m; p. 221. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hemithea aestivaria
© Derrick Ditchburn
Hemithea aestivaria
© Derrick Ditchburn
Hemithea aestivaria
© David Painter
Hemithea aestivaria
© Libby & Rick Avis
Hemithea aestivaria
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Hemithea aestivaria
26mm – © Jim Vargo
Hemithea aestivaria
26mm – © Jim Vargo

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