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930029.207939.1Furcula furcula (Clerk, 1759)
Distribution Data for Furcula furcula
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Distribution: Alberta and British Columbia southward along both slopes of the Rockies to southern New Mexico, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 138.
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Taxonomic Notes: Furcula furcula (Clerk, 1759) is added to the list and includes as synonyms F. occidentalis gigans and F. o. decorum. This name was previously treated as a senior synonym of 7939 Furcula occidentalis (Lintner, 1878) by Schintlmeister (2008, 2013) and Becker (2014). Both furcula and occidentalis are now recognized in the North American fauna, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 126.
  • 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: 126; pl. A-4, figs. 21-24 (order).
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