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930029.207939.1Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759)
Distribution Data for Furcula furcula
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Distribution: Alberta and British Columbia southward along both slopes of the Rockies to southern New Mexico, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 138.
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Taxonomic Notes: Furcula furcula (Clerck, 1759) is added to the list and includes as synonyms F. occidentalis gigans and F. o. decorum. This name was previously treated as a senior synonym of 7939 Furcula occidentalis (Lintner, 1878) by Schintlmeister (2008, 2013) and Becker (2014). Both furcula and occidentalis are now recognized in the North American fauna north of Mexico, MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 126.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2018. Drepanoidea, Doidae; Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part): Pygaerinae, Notodontinae, Cerurinae, Phalerinae, Periergosinae, Dudusinae, Hemiceratinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1A: 126; pl. A-4, figs. 21-24 (order).
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