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Notodontidae
930013.007924Pheosidea elegans (Strecker, 1885) – Elegant Prominent

Nolie Schneider
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Synonymy: Lophopteryx elegans Strecker, 1885
Lophopteryx grisea Strecker, 1885
Notodonta notaria Edwards, 1885
Odontosia nototaria Franclemont, 1983
Taxonomic Notes: Pheosidea elegans (Strecker, 1885), new generic status, formerly placed in the genus Odontosia, includes as a synonym 7925 Odontosia grisea (Strecker, 1885), MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 82.
References
  • 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: 82; pl. A-2, figs. 10-13 (order).
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 33.44m; p. 249. Book Review and ordering
  • Schintlmeister, A., 2013. Notodontidae & Oenosandridae (Lepidoptera)?. World Catalogue of Insects, 11: 1-608.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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