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930031.007943Tecmessa candida (Lintner, 1878)

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Synonymy: Cerura candida Lintner, 1878
Taxonomic Notes: Tecmessa candida (Lintner, 1878) was formerly in the genus Cerura, World Catalogue of Insects. 11: 452.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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
Tecmessa candida
39mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Tecmessa candida
34mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Tecmessa candida
38mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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