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Notodontidae
930129.007953Symmerista leucitys Franclemont, 1946 – Orange-humped Mapleworm

Nolie Schneider
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Canada: NS west to southern ON; USA: ME south to VA and west to eastern SD and MO - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality: Ithaca, NY.
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Synonymy: Symmerista leucitys Franclemont, 1946
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, 2021. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 210; pl. A-20, figs. 28, 29; pl. 64, fig. 4 (♂ gen.); pl. 76, fig. 9 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 91, fig. 3 (♀ gen.); pl. L-21, fig. 8 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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Symmerista leucitys
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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