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Geometridae
910388.007548.2Eupithecia lariciata – Larch Pug Moth – (Freyer, 1841)

Dick Wilson - DNA
Genitalia: See Plate 92 for images of both spread adult and genitalia in Ferris (2018).
See Plate 223 for images of both spread adult and genitalia in Ferris (2019).
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Eupithecia lariciata (Freyer, 1841) includes a synonym 7489 Eupithecia luteata, Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada. 151: 1-253.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Bolte, K.B., 1990. Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. Subfamily Larentiinae 1. Revision of the Genus Eupithecia. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 122(S151): 3-253.
  • Ferris, C.D., 2018. Geometridae: Larentiinae: Eupitheciini (Part). Lepidoptera of North America, Part 14. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University, - 191 color plates of adult moths w/ genitalia. (accessed 9/28/2018)
  • Ferris, C.D., 2019. Geometridae: Larentiinae: Eupitheciini (Part). Lepidoptera of North America, Part 14. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University, Supplement, 35 color plates of adult moths w/ genitalia. (accessed 12/7/2019)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Eupithecia lariciata
LG – Jim Troubridge
Eupithecia lariciata
20mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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