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910131.007293Rheumaptera hastata (Linnaeus, 1758) – Spear-Marked Black Moth

© Larry de March
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena Geometra hastata Linnaeus, 1758
Melanippe hastaria Boisduval, 1840
Melanippe gothicata Guenée, [1858]
Melanippe furcifascia Walker, 1862
Melanippe icterata Guenée, [1858]
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 32.9m, 32.10m; p. 225. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
Rheumaptera hastata
© Rob Petley-Jones
Rheumaptera hastata
© Bob Duncan
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© D. Lynn Scott
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© Jason Dombroskie
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© Greg Raterman
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LG – © Jim Troubridge
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LG – © Jim Troubridge
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27mm – © Jim Vargo
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