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91a0224 – 7518   Eupithecia intricata (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Distribution Data for Eupithecia intricata
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Genitalia: See Plate 63 & 64 for images of both spread adult and genitalia in Ferris (2018).
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Synonymy: Larentia intricata Zetterstedt, 1839
Eupithecia helveticaria Boisduval, 1840
Eupithecia taylorata Swett, 1907
Larentia arceuthata of authors not Freyer, 1842
Eupithecia chagnonii Swett, 1911
Eupithecia gibsonata Taylor, 1910
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Bolte, K.B., 1990. Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. Subfamily Larentiinae 1. Revision of the Genus Eupithecia. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 122(S151): 3-253.
  • 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.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 33.31f; p. 230. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zetterstedt, J.W., 1840 [1839]. Ordo VI. Lepidoptera. Insecta Lapponica, (4): 962.
Eupithecia intricata
Ian Kimber
Eupithecia intricata
LG – Jim Troubridge
Eupithecia intricata
21mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Eupithecia intricata
Canadian National Collection LG

Eupithecia intricata
Canadian National Collection LG

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