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930402 – 8229   Cycnia collaris (Fitch, 1857)

Gretchen Grammar
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Synonymy: Hyphantria collaris Fitch, 1857
Euchetes inopinatus Edwards, 1882
Euchaetes nivalis Stretch, 1906
Euchaetes pudens Edwards, 1882
Ammalo tenerosa Dyar, 1913
Taxonomic Notes: Cycnia collaris (Fitch, 1857) includes as synonyms 8228 Cycnia inopinatus and 8229.1 Cycnia tenerosa in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), ZooKeys. 527: 134.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Edwards, H., 1882. New species of Heterocera. Papilio: The organ of the New York Entomological Club, 2: 13.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2015. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III. ZooKeys, 527: 127-147.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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