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91a0302 – 7598   Eupithecia classicata Pearsall, 1909

Charles Melton - DNA
Genitalia: See Plate 141 for images of both spread adult and genitalia in Ferris (2018).
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Synonymy: Eupithecia classicata Pearsall, 1909
Eucymatoge penumbrata Pearsall, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Eupithecia classicata Pearsall, 1909 includes as a synonym 7599 Eupithecia penumbrata (Pearsall, 1912), Zootaxa 738: 12.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferris, C.D., 2004. Taxonomic note on four poorly known Arizona Eupithecia Curtis (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Eupitheciini). Zootaxa, 738: 1-19.
  • 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)
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1949. Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 93(8): 533-728.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Eupithecia classicata
Bruce Walsh
Eupithecia classicata
20mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Eupithecia classicata
23mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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