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Geometridae
91a0446 – 7414   Orthonama obstipata (Fabricius, 1794)
             Gem Moth

© David Reed
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: • Phalaena obstipata Fabricius, 1794
• Phalaena albicinctata Haworth, 1809
• Phalaena angustata Haworth, 1809
• Camptogramma baccata Guenιe, [1858]
• Nycterosea brunneipennis Hulst, 1896
• Ochyria discata Warren, 1905
• Camptogramma exagitata Walker, 1862
• Geometra fluviata Hόbner, 1799
• Larentia gemmaria Boisduval, 1840
• Geometra gemmata Hόbner, 1799
• Ochyria inconspicua Warren, 1896
• Phibalapteryx intrusata Walker, 1862
• Camptogramma lapillata Guenιe, [1858]
• Nycterosea marginata Mathew, 1906
• Plemyria mortuaria Schaus, 1908
• Coremia obruptata Walker, 1863
• Nycterosea obsoleta Mathew, 1906
• Nycterosea olivacea Mathew, 1906
• Cidaria peracutata Walker, 1862
• Coremia pigrata Walker, 1866
• Cidaria plemyrata Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875
• Larentia quaearendaria Costa, [1850]
• Camptogramma signataria Walker, 1863
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 33.4f; p. 227. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Orthonama obstipata
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Orthonama obstipata
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Orthonama obstipata
© J. Burishkin - gynandromorph
Orthonama obstipata
© Carol Wolf
Orthonama obstipata
© Machele White
Orthonama obstipata
© Scott Justis
Orthonama obstipata
© Scott Justis
Orthonama obstipata
© David Reed
Orthonama obstipata
© Jim Moore
Orthonama obstipata
© Carol Wolf
Orthonama obstipata
© Karl Hillig
Orthonama obstipata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Orthonama obstipata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Orthonama obstipata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Orthonama obstipata
17mm - – © Jim Vargo
Orthonama obstipata
17mm - – © Jim Vargo

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