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Geometridae
910705.006283Macaria sulphurea (Packard, 1873) – Sulphur Angle Moth

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Synonymy: Eupistheria sulphurea Packard, 1873
Diastictis olivalis Hulst, 1898
Thamnonoma sulphuraria Packard, 1876
Taxonomic Notes: Macaria sulphurea (Packard, 1873), formerly placed in the genus Itame in the 1983 Hodges Checklist and in the genus Speranza in Ferguson (2008), is returned to genus Macaria in Sihvonen & Skou (2015) following Scoble & Krüger (2002).
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 82; pl. 2.1-5. order
  • Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Macaria sulphurea
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
– © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
- ventral – © CNC - Jocelyn Gill
Macaria sulphurea
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria sulphurea
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria sulphurea
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Macaria sulphurea
22mm – © Jim Vargo

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