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Geometridae
910725.006279Macaria occiduaria (Packard, 1874)

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Synonymy: Caulostoma occiduaria Packard, 1874
Diastictis andersoni Swett, 1916
Thamnonoma flavicaria of authors not Packard, 1876
Itame orientis Ferguson, 1953
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria occiduaria (Packard, 1874), formerly placed in the genus Itame in the 1983 Hodges Checklist and in the genus Speranza in Ferguson (2008), is returned to genus Macaria in Sihvonen & Skou (2015) following Scoble & Krüger (2002).
This species includes as a synonym 6280 Speranza andersoni (Swett, 1916) in Pohl et al. (2010), ZooKeys, 38: 499.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D.C., 2008. Geometroidea Geometridae (Part) Ennominae (Abaxini, Cassymini, Macariini). The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: 118; pl. 2, figs. 55-58 (occiduaria). 122; pl. 2, figs. 59-61 (andersoni). order.
  • Pohl, G.R., G.G. Anweiler, B.C. Schmidt, & N.G. Kondla, 2010. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada. ZooKeys, 38: 1-549.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 27.35m; p. 206. Book Review and ordering
  • Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
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Macaria occiduaria
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