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Notodontidae
930098.008005Schizura ipomaeae Doubleday, 1841 – Morning-glory Prominent

Aubrey Scott
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Throughout southern Canada and all of the US except NV and AZ. - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality (ipomaeae): St. Johns Bluff, FL.
Type locality (biguttata): Cambridge, MA.
Type locality (cinereofrons): Cambridge, MA.
Type locality (compta): Orilla, [sic. Orillia, ON].
Type locality (confusa): Orilla, [sic. Orillia, ON].
Type locality (corticea): United States.
Type locality (ducens): Orilla, [sic. Orillia, ON].
Type locality (nigrosignata): North America
Type locality (telifer): Texas; Georgia.
Type locality (ustipennis): North America
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Synonymy: Schizura ipomaeae Doubleday, 1841
Coelodasys biguttatus Packard, 1864
Coelodasys cinereofrons Packard, 1864
Heterocampa compta Walker, 1865
Drymonia confusa Walker, 1865
Heterocampa corticea Walker, 1865
Heterocampa ducens Walker, 1865
Schizura ipomoeae Doubleday, 1841
Heterocampa nigrosignata Walker, 1865
Coelodasys telifer Grote, 1880
Heterocampa ustipennis Walker, 1865
Taxonomic Notes: Schizura ipomaeae Doubleday, 1841 is returned to it's origianl spelling in Miller et al. (2021) having been previously listed "ipomoeae" with ipomaeae Doubleday, 1841 (incorr. orig. spell.) as a synonym in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Doubleday, E., 1841. Character's of three new Genera of Notodontidae, from North America. The Entomologist, 1: 60.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2021. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 122; pl. A-16, figs. 33-37; pl. 57, fig. 1 (♂ gen.); pl. 72, fig. 1 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 85, fig. 2 (♀ gen.); pl. L-16, figs. 7, 8 (larva). - order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 42.20m; p. 251. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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