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91a0149 – 7316   Martania basaliata (Walker, 1862)
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Distribution Data for Martania basaliata
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Synonymy: Larentia basaliata Walker, 1862
Cidaria explagiata Walker, 1863
Emmelesia taeniata of authors not Stephens, 1831
Taxonomic Notes: Martania basaliata (Walker, 1862), n. comb. in Ňunap et al. (2019), was formerly in the genus Perizoma.
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  • Őunap, E., Tammaru, T., & Truuverk, A., 2019. Perizomini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Larentiinae) are polyphyletic. Insect Systematics & Evolution, 51(3) 489-516.
Martania basaliata
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Martania basaliata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Martania basaliata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Martania basaliata
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