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930025.3 – 7937.3   Furcula wileyi (Dyar, 1922)
             Wiley's Furcula

Stuart Marcus
Distribution: Alberta south through Montana and Colorado.
Type locality: Miles City, M
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Synonymy: Cerura wileyi Dyar, 1922
Taxonomic Notes: Furcula wileyi (Dyrar, 1922), described as a subspecies of 7937 Furcula cinerea (Walker, 1865), is elevated to full species status, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 114.
  • Dyar, H.G., 1922. New forms of Cerura. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus, 10: 174.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2018. Drepanoidea, Doidae; Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part): Pygaerinae, Notodontinae, Cerurinae, Phalerinae, Periergosinae, Dudusinae, Hemiceratinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1A: 114; pl. A-3, figs. 37, 38 (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Furcula wileyi
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Furcula wileyi
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