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Geometridae
910743.006309Macaria benigna (Hulst, 1898)

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Synonymy: Diastictis benigna Hulst, 1898
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria benigna (Hulst, 1898), formerly placed in the genus Itame in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist) and in the genus Speranza in Ferguson (2008), is returned to genus Macaria in Sihvonen & Skou (2015) following Scoble & Krüger (2002).
References
  • 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. 153; pl. 3.44-45. 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 BugGuide.Net
Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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Macaria benigna
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