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91a1250 – 6761   Pero occidentalis (Hulst, 1896)

Gary McDonald - DNA
Distribution: Type locality: California, possibly Alameda County (McDunnough 1949).
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Marmarea occidentalis Hulst, 1896
Pero canaster Rindge, 1955
Pero helvus Rindge, 1955
Pero colorado Grossbeck, 1910
Pero packardi Cassino & Swett, 1922
Pero patriciata Cassino & Swett, 1925
Marmarea peplarioides Hulst, 1898
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Poole, R.W., 1987. A Taxonomic Revision of the New World Moth Genus Pero (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). United States Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin 1698: 71.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 29.18m; p. 214. Book Review and ordering
  • Rindge, F.H., 1955. A revision of some species of Pero in the western United States (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). American Museum Novitates, 1750: 22.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Pero occidentalis
Gary McDonald - DNA
Pero occidentalis
Charles Melton - DNA
Pero occidentalis
Jim Moore - DNA
Pero occidentalis
- gen. - Glenn Fine
Pero occidentalis
LG – Jim Moore - DNA
Pero occidentalis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Pero occidentalis
Jeffrey C. Miller

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