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930031 – 7943   Americerura candida (Lintner, 1878)

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Synonymy: Cerura candida Lintner, 1878
Taxonomic Notes: Americerura candida (Lintner, 1878), n. comb. (St Laurent et al. 2023), was previously placed in the genus Tecmessa (Schintlmeister 2013:452) and in the genus Cerura in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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: 132; pl. A-4, figs. 33-36 (order).
  • Schintlmeister, A., 2013. Notodontidae & Oenosandridae (Lepidoptera)?. World Catalogue of Insects, 11: 1-608.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • St Laurent, R.A.,P.Z Goldstein, J.S Miller, A. Markee, H.S Staude, A.Y Kawahara, S.E Miller, R.K Robbins, 2023. Phylogenetic systematics, diversification, and biogeography of Cerurinae (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) and a description of a new genus. Insect Systematics and Diversity, 7(2) 1-25.
Americerura candida
39mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Americerura candida
34mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Americerura candida
38mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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