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910715.006299Macaria coortaria (Hulst, 1887) – Four-spotted Macaria

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Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Thamnonoma coortaria Hulst, 1887
Itame enigmata Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria coortaria (Hulst, 1887), formerly placed in the genus Itame in the 1983 Hodges Checklist and in the genus Speranza in Ferguson (2008), is returned to genus Macaria in Sihvonen & Skou (2015) following Scoble & Krüger (2002).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 99; pl. 2.29-30. order or free PDF
  • Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Macaria coortaria
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Macaria coortaria
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Macaria coortaria
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Macaria coortaria
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Macaria coortaria
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Macaria coortaria
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Macaria coortaria
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Macaria coortaria
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Macaria coortaria
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