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911399.00 – 6952   Pherne subpunctata (Hulst, 1898)

Gary McDonald
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Synonymy: Metanema subpunctata Hulst, 1898
Pherne vernalaria Wright, 1917
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barnes, W.M. & J.H. McDunnough, 1916. Synonymic notes on North American Heterocera. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 3(3): 188-189; pl. 15, fig. 14 (subpunctata).
  • Hulst, G.D., 1898. Descriptions of new genera and species of the Geometrina of North America. The Canadian Entomologist, 30(6-8): 218.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 30.27f; p. 218. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Wright, W.S., 1917. Notes and Descriptions of Geometridae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 25: 123-125. (P. S. vernalaria)
Pherne subpunctata
Gary McDonald - DNA
Pherne subpunctata
Gary McDonald - DNA
Pherne subpunctata
22mm – McGuire Center Collection
Pherne subpunctata
- 29mm – Tom Dimock

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