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Geometridae
91a0126 – 7639   Cladara atroliturata (Walker, [1863])
             Scribbler Moth

Gordon Harrison
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Synonymy: Lobophora atroliturata Walker, [1863]
Larentia geminata Grote & Robinson, 1866
Eupithecia vernata Packard, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Cladara atroliturata (Walker, [1863]) includes as a synonym Cladara vernata (Packard, 1873) (in part) pending designation of a neotype. (Schmidt & McGuinness in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023)
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Cladara atroliturata
Nolie Schneider
Cladara atroliturata
Nolie Schneider
Cladara atroliturata
Jason Dombroskie
Cladara atroliturata
John Himmelman
Cladara atroliturata
LG – Jim Troubridge
Cladara atroliturata
27mm – Jim Vargo

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