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Notodontidae
930107.008014Ianassa pallida Strecker, 1899 – Pale Prominent

Marius V. Aurelian
Distribution: Canada: Southern BC and southwestern AB; USA: Washington east to western MT and south to central CA and southern AZ and NM - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality: Seattle, WA.
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Synonymy: Ianassa pallida Strecker, 1899
Taxonomic Notes: Ianassa pallida Strecker, 1899, n. comb. in Becker (2014), was formerly placed in the genus Oligocentria.
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: 161; pl. A-18, figs. 16-23; pl. 60, fig. 2 (♂ gen.); pl. 73, figs. 8a (♂ tergum 8), 8b (♂ sternum 8); pl. 87, fig. 6 (♀ gen.); pl. L-18, figs. 9, 10 (larva). - order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 42.18m; p. 251. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Strecker, H., 1899. Lepidoptera, Rhopaloceres And Heteroceres: Indigenous And Exotic. Author, Reading, Pennsylvania, Supplement no. 2: 5.
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