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Notodontidae
930028.007940Furcula scolopendrina (Boisduval, 1869) – Zigzag Furcula

Gary McDonald
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Dicranura scolopendrina Boisduval, 1869
Harpyia albicoma Strecker, 1885
Cerura aquilonaris Lintner, 1878
Cerura pluvialis Dyar, 1922
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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: 120; pl. A-4, figs. 5-11 (order).
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 33.51f; p. 249. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Furcula scolopendrina
Jim Moore
Furcula scolopendrina
Charles Melton
Furcula scolopendrina
DNA - Charles W. Melton
Furcula scolopendrina
Jason Dombroskie
Furcula scolopendrina
Gary Anweiler
Furcula scolopendrina
Gary Anweiler
Furcula scolopendrina
37mm – Jim Vargo
Furcula scolopendrina
Charles Melton LG
17 days old - 23mm without tails
Furcula scolopendrina
Charles Melton LG
recently hatched - 3 mm without tails
Furcula scolopendrina
Charles Melton LG
9 days old - 9 mm without tails
Furcula scolopendrina
Charles Melton LG
Began spinning cocoon on day 21

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