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91a0836 – 6420   Narraga fimetaria (Grote & Robinson, 1870)
             Green Broomweed Looper

© Bob Barber
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Fidonia fimetaria Grote & Robinson, 1870
Fernaldella angelata Wright, 1923
Fidonia halesaria Zeller, 1876
Fidonia partitaria Grote, 1883
Taxonomic Notes: Narraga fimetaria (Grote & Robinson, 1870) is placed in the genus Fernaldella by some authors. Generic synonymy follows Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), Scoble & Krüger (2002) and Sihvonen & Skou (2015).
  • 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. 345; pl. 8.61-63. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 27.41m; p. 206. Book Review and ordering
  • Scoble, M.J. & M. Krüger, 2002. A review of the genera of Macariini with a revised classification of the tribe (Geometridae: Ennominae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 134(3) 257-315.
  • 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
  • Zeller. P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
Narraga fimetaria
© Charles Lewallen
Narraga fimetaria
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Narraga fimetaria
© Arlene Ripley
Narraga fimetaria
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Narraga fimetaria
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Narraga fimetaria
- ventral – © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Narraga fimetaria
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Narraga fimetaria
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Narraga fimetaria
22mm – © Jim Vargo
Narraga fimetaria
ventral – © Jim Vargo

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