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Notodontidae
930025.107937.1Furcula cinereoides (Dyar, 1890)

Alice Abela
Distribution: British Columbia south into Mexico
Similar Species:
  • 7940 Furcula scolopendrina larvae tend to have a saddle with a smooth posterior edge, not constricted on A6 and A8 as in typical cinereoides but this difference may not be diagnostic. Separation by visible larval characteristics is not certain.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cerura cinereoides Dyar, 1890
Cerura paradoxa Behr, 1885
Cerura paradoxa Dyar, 1892
Cerura placida Dyar, 1892
Taxonomic Notes: Furcula cinereoides (Dyar, 1890), described as a variety of 7937 Furcula cinerea (Walker, 1865), is elevated to full species status, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 110.
References
  • 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: 110; pl. A-3, figs. 32-34 (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Furcula cinereoides
Alice Abela
Furcula cinereoides
Jim Johnson
Furcula cinereoides
John Davis
Furcula cinereoides
John Davis
Furcula cinereoides
36mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Furcula cinereoides
- 37mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Furcula cinereoides
37mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Furcula cinereoides
Peter J. Bryant
cf. scolopendrina
Furcula cinereoides
Peter J. Bryant
cf. scolopendrina
Furcula cinereoides
Peter J. Bryant
cf. scolopendrina

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