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Geometridae
910740.006312Macaria deceptrix – (Dyar, 1913)

© Arlene Ripley - Cochise Co., AZ
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria deceptrix (Dyar, 1913), 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 6312 Speranza sobriaria (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917) in Ferguson (2008).
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. 148; pl. 3.38-39. order
  • Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Macaria deceptrix
© Arlene Ripley
Macaria deceptrix
© Arlene Ripley
Macaria deceptrix
© Charles Melton
Macaria deceptrix
© Randy Hardy
Macaria deceptrix
– © Bob Belmont
Macaria deceptrix
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria deceptrix
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria deceptrix
23mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Macaria deceptrix
- 23mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Macaria deceptrix
- 21mm – © Ronald Parry
Macaria deceptrix
- 21mm (ventral) – © Ronald Parry

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