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850010 – 6242   Ceranemota improvisa (Edwards, 1873)

Steve Morris
Distribution: Type locality: "Cascades, W. T. [Washington Territory]"
Genitalia: See Clarke & Benjamin (1938).
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cymatophora improvisa Edwards, 1873
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Clarke, J.F.G. & F.H. Benjamin, 1938. A study of some North American moths allied to the Thyatirid genus Bombycia Hubner. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 37(2): 58; pl. 14, figs. 5, 5a; pl. 16, fig. 10; pl. 17, figs 17,20.
  • Edwards, H., 1873. Pacific Coast Lepidoptera. No 3. Notes on some Zygoenidse and Bombycidse of Oregon and British Columbia; with descriptions of New Species.. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 5: 189.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 27.12m; p. 202. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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