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Geometridae
911253.006962Metanema brunneilinearia – Grossbeck, 1907

- Jim Moore
Distribution: NV and CA.
Genitalia: See Ferris (2009), J. Lep. Soc. 63(3) 166-168.
Similar Species:
  • 6819 Metanema inatomaria: DNA barcoding suggests that all records east of the Mississippi might brefer to brunneilinearia. Further research is needed.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Metanema brunneilinearia Grossbeck, 1907, formerly misplaced in the genus Synaxis, is returned to Metanema in Ferris (2009), J. Lep. Soc. 63(3) 166-168.
References
  • Ferris, C.D., 2009. Metanema brunneilinearia grossbeck misplaced in Synaxis Hulst (Geometridae: Ennominae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 63(3) 166-168.
  • Grossbeck, J.A., 1907. Some new species of western Geometridae. The Canadian Entomologist, 39: 348.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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