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91a0744 – 6310   Macaria schatzeata (Cassino, 1927)

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Synonymy: Itame schatzeata Cassino, 1927
Itame dimidiata Cassino, 1927
Itame minata Cassino, 1928
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria schatzeata (Cassino, 1927), 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).
This species includes as a synonym 6313 Speranza minata (Cassino, 1928) in Ferguson (2008).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 152; pl. 3.42-43. 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 schatzeata
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Macaria schatzeata
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Macaria schatzeata
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Macaria schatzeata
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