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Limacodidae
57a0087 – 4690   Euclea obliqua (Edwards, 1886)

Charles Melton
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Synonymy: Monoleuca obliqua Edwards, 1886
Euclea dolliana Dyar, 1905
Euclea flava Barnes & McDunnough, 1910
Monoleuca spadicis Grossbeck, 1906
Taxonomic Notes: Euclea obliqua (Edwards, 1886), placed in the genus Monoleuca by some authors, includes as synonyms Euclea flava Barnes & McDunnough, 1910, Euclea dollian Dyar, 1905, and Euclea spadicis (Grossbeck, 1906) (formerly a synonym of dollian) in Epstein & Becker (1993).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Becker, V.O. & M.E. Epstein, 1995. 80. Limacodidae. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Volume 3. Checklist: Part 2. Hyblaeoidea - Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera and Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL, 128-133.
  • Epstein, M.E. & V.O. Becker, 1993. Combinations and Synonymies in New World Limacodidae, Megalopygidae, Lasiocampidae and Arctiidae (Lepidoptera). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 10: 289-319.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 20.31m, 20.32f; p. 164. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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