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91a0320 – 7614   Eupithecia albida (Cassino & Swett, 1923)

Jim Eckert
Distribution: Type locality: Eureka, UT.
Genitalia: See Plate 159 for images of both spread adult and genitalia in Ferris (2018).
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Synonymy: Nasusina albida Cassino & Swett, 1923
Eupithecia ruthiata Cassino, 1927
Taxonomic Notes: Eupithecia albida (Cassino & Swett, 1923), n. comb., was formerly in the genus Prorella (Schmidt & McGuinness in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Eupithecia albida
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Eupithecia albida
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