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930029.1 – 7939   Furcula occidentalis (Lintner, 1878)
             Western Furcula

Nolie Schneider
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Synonymy: Cerura occidentalis Lintner, 1878
Taxonomic Notes: Furcula occidentalis (Lintner, 1878), formerly treated as a subspecies of 7939.1 Furcula furcula (Clerk, 1759), is returned to full species status, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 125.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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: 125; pl. A-4, figs. 18-20 (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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Jason Dombroskie
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– Gary Anweiler
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30mm – Jim Vargo
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