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910725.006279Macaria occiduaria – (Packard, 1874)

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Taxonomic Notes: Macaria occiduaria (Packard, 1874), 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).
This species includes as a synonym 6280 Speranza andersoni (Swett, 1916) in Pohl et al. (2010), ZooKeys, 38: 499.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 118; pl. 2.55-58. order
  • Pohl, G.R., G.G. Anweiler, B.C. Schmidt, & N.G. Kondla, 2010. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada. ZooKeys, 38: 1-549.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 27.35m; p. 206. Book Review and ordering
  • Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.
  • Species page at E. H. Strickland Museum.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Macaria occiduaria
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Macaria occiduaria
© Ian Maton
Macaria occiduaria
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Macaria occiduaria
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria occiduaria
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria occiduaria
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria occiduaria
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria occiduaria
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria occiduaria
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria occiduaria
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria occiduaria
27mm – © Jim Vargo

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