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9103437292Rheumaptera prunivorata (Ferguson, 1955) – Ferguson's Scallop Shell Moth
  • Rheumaptera prunivorata (Ferguson, 1955), previously listed in the genus in Hydria (Hodges et al. 1983) and then alternately in Rheumaptera, new synonymy in Scoble (1999), and Hydria (Hausmann & Viidalepp 2012), is placed in Rheumaptera following the implied synonymy in Brehm et al. (2019) (see notes under Rheumaptera undulata (Linnaeus, 1758), the type species of Rheumaptera.)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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.
  • Hausmann, A. & J. Viidalepp, 2012. Larentinae I. The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 3: 1-268.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths

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