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Notodontidae
930030.00 – 7942   Americerura scitiscripta (Walker, 1865)
             Black-etched Prominent

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cerura scitiscripta Walker, 1865
Cerura canadensis McDunnough, 1932
Cerura multiscripta Riley, 1875
Dicranura platea Schaus, 1890
Taxonomic Notes: Americerura scitiscripta (Walker, 1865), n. comb. (St Laurent et al. 2023), was previously placed in the genus Tecmessa (Schintlmeister 2013:454) and in the genus Cerura in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - 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: 130; pl. A-4, figs. 25-32 (order).
  • Schintlmeister, A., 2013. Notodontidae & Oenosandridae (Lepidoptera)?. World Catalogue of Insects, 11: 1-608.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • St Laurent, R.A.,P.Z Goldstein, J.S Miller, A. Markee, H.S Staude, A.Y Kawahara, S.E Miller, R.K Robbins, 2023. Phylogenetic systematics, diversification, and biogeography of Cerurinae (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) and a description of a new genus. Insect Systematics and Diversity, 7(2) 1-25.
Americerura scitiscripta
Bob Patterson
Americerura scitiscripta
Cliff Davis
Americerura scitiscripta
Carol Wolf
Americerura scitiscripta
Aaron Cavosie
Americerura scitiscripta
Janice Stiefel
Americerura scitiscripta
Nolie Schneider
Americerura scitiscripta
Ken Childs
Americerura scitiscripta
Gary Anweiler
Americerura scitiscripta
LG – Jim Troubridge
Americerura scitiscripta
30mm – Jim Vargo
Americerura scitiscripta
30mm – Jim Vargo
Americerura scitiscripta
Thomas Wilson LG

Americerura scitiscripta
Canadian National Collection LG

Americerura scitiscripta
Leslie Angel LG

Americerura scitiscripta
Jason Dombroskie

Americerura scitiscripta
Troy Bartlett LG

Americerura scitiscripta
Jane & Jon Balaban LG

Americerura scitiscripta
Troy Bartlett LG

Americerura scitiscripta
Jason Dombroskie

Americerura scitiscripta
Larry de March LG


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