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Geometridae
910718.006304Macaria bitactata (Walker, 1862) – Split-lined Angle Moth

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Synonymy: Thera bitactata Walker, 1862
Heterophleps atrosignata Walker, 1862
Itame epigenata Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
Halia packardaria Möschler, 1883
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria bitactata (Walker, 1862), 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).
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. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 103; pl. 2.35-38. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 27.38f; 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
Macaria bitactata
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Macaria bitactata
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Macaria bitactata
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Macaria bitactata
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Macaria bitactata
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Macaria bitactata
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Macaria bitactata
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Macaria bitactata
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Macaria bitactata
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Macaria bitactata
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