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91a1160 – 6826   Metarranthis hypochraria (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854])
             Common Metarranthis
Distribution Data for Metarranthis hypochraria
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Distribution: Type locality (hypochraria): Tennessee.
Type locality (mestusata): Type locality: Trenton Falls, New York; Orilla, West Canada."
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Synonymy: Epione hypochraria Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]
Metarranthis broweri Rupert, 1943
Metarranthis hypocharia Ferguson, 1983
Endropia mestusata Walker, 1860
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Herrich-Schäffer, 1850-1858. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäischer Schmetterlinge, 1(1): 63; pl [64], figs. 207, 208.
  • Rupert, L.R., 1943. A specific revision of the genus Metarranthis (Lepidoptera, Geometries, Ennomins) . Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 51(3): 148.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Walker, F., 1860. Gemeotrites. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 21: 154.
Metarranthis hypochraria
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