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Geometridae
910128.007290Rheumaptera meadii (Packard, 1874) – Barberry Geometer Moth

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Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Scotosia meadii Packard, 1874
Triphosa badiaria Edwards, 1885
Philereme optimata Strecker, 1899
Coryphista atlantica Munroe, 1954
Coryphista fumosa Comstock, 1967
Taxonomic Notes: Rheumaptera meadii (Packard, 1874), n. comb. in Brehm et al. (2019), was formerly in the genus Triphosa.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Brehm, G., L. Murillo-Ramos, P. Sihvonen, A. Hausmann, B.C. Schmidt, E. Ounap, A. Moser, R. Mörtter, D. Bolt, F. Bodner, A. Lindt, L.E. Parra, N. Wahlberg, 2019. New World geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae): Molecular phylogeny, biogeography, taxonomic updates and description of 11 new tribes. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 77(3): 457-486.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 32.7m, 32.8m; p. 225. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Rheumaptera meadii
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