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Notodontidae
930104.008011Oedemasia leptinoides (Grote, 1864) – Black-blotched Schizura

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Canada: NS to BC; USA: ME south to southern FL west to MN and TX in wooded areas with a disjunct population in western SD. - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality (leptinoides): "Middles States".
Type locality (mustelina): Cambridge, MA.
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Synonymy: Heterocampa leptinoides Grote, 1864
Cecrita mustelina Packard, 1864
Taxonomic Notes: Oedemasia leptinoides (Grote, 1864), n. comb. in Becker (2014), was formerly placed in the genus Schizura.
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: 143; pl. A-17, figs. 30-33; pl. 59, fig. 1 (♂ gen.); pl. 73, fig. 1 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 86, fig. 6 (♀ gen.); pl. L-18, figs. 1, 2 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
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Oedemasia leptinoides
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38mm – Jim Vargo
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Bob Barber LG

Oedemasia leptinoides
Bob Cammarata LG

Oedemasia leptinoides
Tom Murray LG

Oedemasia leptinoides
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Oedemasia leptinoides
Harvey Schmidt LG

Oedemasia leptinoides
Harvey Schmidt LG

Oedemasia leptinoides
Martha Reinhardt
on Hickory
Oedemasia leptinoides
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