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Geometridae
910832.00 – 6414   Frederickia s-signata (Packard, 1873)
             Signate Looper

Charles Melton
Genitalia: Warning: illustrations of male genitalia of cyda and s-signata in Ferguson (2008) appear to be switched.
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Synonymy: Macaria s-signata Packard, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Frederickia s-signata (Packard, 1873), n. comb. (Rajaei, Hausmann & Sihvonen 2022). The former genus name Rindgea Ferguson, 2008 is a junior primary homonym of Rindgea Johnson, 1993.
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. 338; pl. 8.48-50. order or free PDF
  • Rajaei, H., A. Hausmann & P. Sihvonen, 2022. Frederickia nom. n., a new replacement name for the moth genus Rindgea Ferguson, 2008 (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Integrative Systematics, 5(2): 203-204.
  • Rindge, F.H., 1959. Descriptions of and notes on North American Geometridae (Lepidoptera), No. 4. American Museum Novitates, 1968: 1-17.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Frederickia s-signata
Maury Heiman
Frederickia s-signata
Arlene Ripley
Frederickia s-signata
Charles Melton
Frederickia s-signata
Charles Melton
Frederickia s-signata
– CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Frederickia s-signata
– CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Frederickia s-signata
– CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Frederickia s-signata
21mm – Jim Vargo

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