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91a0289 – 7586.1   Eupithecia absinthiata (Clerck, 1759)

- gen. - © Tom Murray
Genitalia: See Plate 129 for images of both spread adult and genitalia in Ferris (2018).
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Synonymy: Phalaena absinthiata Clerck, 1759
Eupithecia callunae Speyer, 1867
Eupithecia coagulata Guenée, [1858]
Phalaena elongata Haworth, 1809
Eupithecia geminata Packard, 1873
Eupithecia gossensiata Mabille, 1869
Eupithecia knautiata Gregson, 1874
Eupithecia meritata Pearsall, 1908
Geometra minutata [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Eupithecia notata Stephens, 1831
Eupithecia packardata Taylor, 1907
  • 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.
  • Clerck, 1759. Icones Insectorum Rariorum, 1: pl. 8, fig. 9.
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Eupithecia absinthiata
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Eupithecia absinthiata
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Eupithecia absinthiata
- gen. - © Tom Murray
Eupithecia absinthiata
© Carl Barrentine
Eupithecia absinthiata
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Eupithecia absinthiata
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Eupithecia absinthiata
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Eupithecia absinthiata
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