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91a0172 – 7464.1   Eupithecia pusillata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Distribution Data for Eupithecia pusillata
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Distribution: Canada: BC.
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Synonymy: Geometra pusillata [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Eupithecia anglicata Herrich-Schäffer, 1863
Eupithecia expressaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848
Eupithecia latoniata Millière, 1882
Eupithecia scotica Dietze, 1910
Eupithecia sobrinaria Boisduval, 1840
Eupithecia stevensata Webb, 1896
Taxonomic Notes: Eupithecia pusillata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), a native of Greenland, is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico (Greenland), Mironov (2003), (British Columbia), deWaard et al. (2010), Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia. 107: 1-7.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • DeWaard, J.R., L.M. Humble, B.C. Schmidt, 2010. DNA barcoding identifies the first North American records of the Eurasian moth, Eupithecia pusillata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia, 107: 1-7.
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1949. Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 93(8): 533-728.
Eupithecia pusillata
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