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931023.008689Zale lunata (Drury, 1773) – Lunate Zale

© Bob Moul
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Synonymy: Phalaena lunata Drury, 1773
Phalaena edusa Drury, 1774
Zale lunatoides Strand, 1917
Erebus putrescens Guérin-Méneville, 1832
Zale saundersi Franclemont & Todd, 1983
Homoptera saundersii Bethune, 1865
Homoptera salicis Behr, 1870
Homoptera rosae Behr, 1870
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 44.27m, 44.28m; p. 260. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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