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Notodontidae
930087.007995Cecrita biundata (Walker, 1855) – Wavy-Lined Heterocampa

Tom Murray
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Eastern US and Canada - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality (biundata): Trenton Fals, NY.
Type locality (mollis): "North America".
Type locality (olivata): Brunswick, ME.
Type locality (semiplaga): "Township of Montcalm".
Type locality (viridescens): [none given].
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Synonymy: Heterocampa biundata Walker, 1855
Heterocampa mollis Walker, 1865
Lochmaeus olivata Packard, 1864
Heterocampa semiplaga Walker, 1861
Stauropus viridescens Walker, 1865
Taxonomic Notes: Cecrita biundata (Walker, 1855), n. comb. in Becker (2014), was formerly in the genus Heterocampa.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Becker, V.O., 2014. Checklist of New World Notodontidae (Noctuoidea). Lepidoptera Novae, 7(1): 1-40.
  • 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: 88; pl. A-15, figs. 10-14; pl. 54, fig. 2 (♂ gen.); pl. 70, fig. 8 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 82, fig. 8 (♀ gen.); pl. L-14, fig. 2 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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