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930849 – 8858.1   Catocala pretiosa Lintner, 1876

Stuart Marcus
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Synonymy: Catocala pretiosa Lintner, 1876
Catocala texarkana Brower, 1976
Catocala bridwelli Brower, 1976
Taxonomic Notes: Catocala pretiosa Lintner, 1876 is elevated from synonymy of 8858 Catocala crataegi to full species status in Schweitzer (1982), Journ. Lepid. Soc., 28: 5-21, and includes as a synonym [8859] Catocala texarkana Brower, 1976 in Gall & Hawks (2010), ZooKeys 39: 70.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gall, L. & D. Hawks, 2010. Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) IV. Nomenclatorial stabilization of the Nearctic fauna, with a revised synonymic check list. ZooKeys, 39: 37-83.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Catocala pretiosa
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Catocala pretiosa
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