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910765.006343Macaria sexmaculata Packard, 1867 – Six-spotted Angle Moth

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Distribution: Type Locality (sexmaculata): Square Island, Labrador.
Type Locality (unimodaria): Massachusetts.
Type Locality (labradoriata): Southern Labrador.
Type Locality (incolorata): Kaslo, British Columbia.
Type Locality (purcellata): Kaslo, British Columbia.
Type Locality (deleta): Webster, New Hampshire.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Macaria sexmaculata Packard, 1867
Cymatophora deleta Hulst, [1901] 1900
Semiothisa labradoriata Möschler, 1883
Macaria unimodaria Morrison, 1874
Macaria incolorata Dyar, 1904
Sciagraphia purcellata Taylor, 1908
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. 210; pl. 5.19-24. order
  • Hulst, G.D., 1900. New species of Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(4): 218.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1873-1874. New North American Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 16: 196.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 27.31f, 27.32f; p. 206. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Macaria sexmaculata
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Macaria sexmaculata
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Macaria sexmaculata
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Macaria sexmaculata
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Macaria sexmaculata
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Macaria sexmaculata
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Macaria sexmaculata
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