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91a0148 – 7320   Perizoma alchemillata (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Small Rivulet
Distribution Data for Perizoma alchemillata
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Distribution: Canada: NL, NS, NB, PE, QC, ON; USA: ME, MI.
Genitalia: See Morris & Bolte (1977).
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Synonymy: Phalaena alchemillata Linnaeus, 1758
Phalaena alchemillaria Borkhausen, 1794
Phalaena nassata Fabricius, 1787
Geometra rivulata [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Emmelesia? silenata Stephens, 1850
Taxonomic Notes: Perizoma alchemillata (Linnaeus, 1758), a introduced species from Eurasia, was first reported in North America from Newfoundland in Morris & Bolte (1977).
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  • Morris, R.F. & K. Bolte, 1977. The European species Perizoma alchemillata (the small rivulet (Br.)) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in Newfoundland. The Canadian Entomologist, 109(3): 385-387.
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