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911160.006735Euchlaena deductaria Walker, 1860 – Forked Euchlaena

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Synonymy: Endropia deductaria Walker, 1860
Geometra pectinaria of authors not [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Taxonomic Notes: Euchlaena deductaria Walker, 1860, erroneously treated as a synonym E. pectinaria, is returned to full species status in Heppner (2004) with [6735] Euchlaena pectinaria of authors not [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775 as a synonym. True pectinaria is Palearctic.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Heppner, J.B., 2004. Notes on Euchlaena 'pectinaria' in the United States. Lepidoptera News, 2002(3-4): 6-7.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Euchlaena deductaria
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Euchlaena deductaria
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