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Notodontidae
930012.107923Pheosia californica (Stretch, 1872)

© John Davis
Distribution: BC and AB south to southern CA
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Synonymy: Notodonta californica Stretch, 1872
Notodonta descherei Neumögen, 1892
Pheosia portlandia Edwards, 1886
Taxonomic Notes: Pheosia californica (Stretch, 1872), formerly treated as a synonym of 7922.1 Pheosia rimosa Packard, 1864, is raised to full species status and includes as a synonym 7923 Pheosia portlandia, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 79.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) (Pheosia californica) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) (Pheosia portlandia) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2018. Drepanoidea, Doidae; Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part): Pygaerinae, Notodontinae, Cerurinae, Phalerinae, Periergosinae, Dudusinae, Hemiceratinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1A: 79; pl. A-2, figs. 4-9 (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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