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911179.006748Pero ancetaria (Hübner, 1806) – Hubner's Pero

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Holotype (barnesi): Salem, MA.
Holotype (hubneraria): Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA.
Type Locality (marmoratus): USA: "Cambridge".
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Synonymy: Gonodontis ancetaria Hübner, 1806
Pero barnesi Cassino & Swett, 1922
Azelina hubneraria Guenée, [1858]
Pero marmoratus Grossbeck, 1910
Taxonomic Notes: Pero ancetaria (Hübner, 1806) includes as synonyms 6754 Pero hubneraria (Guenée, [1858]) in Scoble (1999).
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  • Guenée, M.A., 1887. Uranides et Phalenites. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptères, 9: 159.
  • Hübner, J., 1806. Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge, 2: pl. 217.
  • Poole, R.W., 1987. A Taxonomic Revision of the New World Moth Genus Pero (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). United States Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin 1698: 69.
  • Scoble, M.J., 1999. Geometrid Moths of the World: A Catalogue (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). CSIRO Publishing, 1016 pages
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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