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Geometridae
910836.006418Metrica kuschea (Guedet, 1939)

© Charles W. Melton
Distribution: Holotype: Chiricahua Mountains, Cochise Co., AZ.
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Synonymy: Semiothisa kuschea Guedet, 1939
Taxonomic Notes: Metrica kuschea (Guedet, 1939), n. gen. and n. comb. in Matson (2022), Zootaxa, 5093(1) 67-74, was formerly misplaced in the genus Semiothisa. Metrica is palced in the tribe Ennomini.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Guedet, 1938. Geometrid notes and new species. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 15: 33.
  • Matson, T. A., 2022. A New Monotypic Genus from the American Southwest to accommodate “Semiothisa” kuschea (Geometridae: Ennominae). Zootaxa, 5093(1) 67-74. - Free Access
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Metrica kuschea
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Metrica kuschea
LG – © CNC - Christian Schmidt
Metrica kuschea
© Charles W. Melton
Metrica kuschea
35mm - LG – © Jim Vargo

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