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9101297291Rheumaptera undulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Rheumaptera undulata (Linnaeus, 1758), the type species of the genus Hydria where it was placed in Hodges et al. (1983), was transferred to Rheumaptera in Scoble (1999) and then returned to Hydria in Hausmann & Viidalepp (2012). More recently it has been shown in Brehm et al. (2019:S1) to be sister to Rheumaptera hastata (Linnaeus, 1758), the type species of Rheumaptera, based on both mitochondrial and nuclear markers, confirming the synonymy of the genus Hydria with Rheumaptera in Scoble (1999).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Brehm, G., L. Murillo-Ramos, P. Sihvonen, A. Hausmann, B.C. Schmidt, E. Ounap, A. Moser, R. Mörtter, D. Bolt, F. Bodner, A. Lindt, L.E. Parra, N. Wahlberg, 2019. New World geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae): Molecular phylogeny, biogeography, taxonomic updates and description of 11 new tribes. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 77(3): 457-486.
  • Bryk, F., 1921. Ueber die Zeichnungsuverhaltnisse von Eucosmia undulata L.. Internationale Entomologische Zeitschrift, 14: 198.
  • Hausmann, A. & J. Viidalepp, 2012. Larentinae I. The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 3: 1-268.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths

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