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91a0035 – 7129.1   Arcobara cavana (Druce, 1892)
Distribution Data for Arcobara cavana
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Synonymy: Acidalia cavana Druce, 1892
Pigia calotis Dyar, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Arcobara cavana (Druce, 1892) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, (Texas). This species was formerly in the genus Scopula and includes as a synonym 7172.1 Scopula calotis (Dyar, 1912), Trop. Lepid. Res.. 24(1): 59-60.
The addition of 7172.1 Scopula calotis was the result of a duplication error.
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  • Covell, C.V., 2013. Two Mexican Geometridae new to the United States, with a new synonymy. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 24(1): 59-60.
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