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91a0250 – 7548.1   Eupithecia lafontaineata Bolte, 1990

Bob Martin
Genitalia: See Plate 91 for images of both spread adult and genitalia in Ferris (2018).
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Synonymy: Eupithecia lafontaineata Bolte, 1990
Eupithecia undata of authors not Freyer, 1842
Taxonomic Notes: Eupithecia lafontaineata Bolte, 1990 replaces 7484 Eupithecia undata of authors; not Freyer, 1842, Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada. 151: 1-253.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Bolte, K.B., 1990. Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. Subfamily Larentiinae 1. Revision of the Genus Eupithecia. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 122(S151): 3-253.
  • Ferris, C.D., 2018. Geometridae: Larentiinae: Eupitheciini (Part). Lepidoptera of North America, Part 14. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University, - 191 color plates of adult moths w/ genitalia. (accessed 9/28/2018)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 33.32f; p. 229. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Eupithecia lafontaineata
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