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91a0675 – 7085   Mesothea incertata (Walker, [1863])
             Day Emerald

Mike McIvor
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Nemoria incertata Walker, [1863]
Nemoria oporaria Zeller, 1872
Eucrostis viridipennata Hulst, 1896
Thamnonoma marinaria Strecker, 1899
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1985. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 18.1: p. 127; pl. 4.84-91. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 31.25m; p. 221. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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