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Facicle 22.1A

We scanned through the new fascicle and this is what we think we see for this first half of the Family Notodontidae:

Subfamily Dioptinae - Phryganidia californica - Hodges#8031 no change

Subfamily Dudusinae - Cargida pyrrha - Hodges#7964 no change
Crinodes now has three species: biedermani - Hodges#8028, alector, and a new species mcfarlandi

Subfamily Heterocampinae - This will be in Volume 2, but
Scevesia angustiora - Hodges#7963 and recently discovered broidricei have been removed and placed in a new subfamily Periergosinae

The following two genera have been removed from Subfamily Notodontinae and placed in subfamily Cerurinae
Tecmessa with three species: scitiscripta - Hodges#7942, candida, and rarata
and Furcula with twelve species:
borealis - Hodges#7936
cinerea - Hodges#7937 - a group that now is made up of five species: cinerea, two raised from synonymy cinereoides and wileyi, and two new species vargoi and nalli
modesta - Hodges#7941
nivea - Hodges#7938 from which they have raised meridionalis
occidentalis - Hodges#7939 from which they have raised furcula
and scolopendrina - Hodges#7940

Subfamily Notodontinae
Genus Gluphisia - 6 species
avimacula - Hodges#7933
lintneri - Hodges#7934
septentrionis - Hodges#7931
severa - Hodges#7935 and a new species dickeli which is apparently similar
wrightii - Hodges#7932

Genus Hyperaeschra is now Genus Paraeschra
georgica - Hodges#7917 and tortuosa - Hodges#7918

Genus Nerice
Species bidentata - Hodges#7929 no change

Genus Notodonta five species
pacifica - Hodges#7927
scitipennis - Hodges#7926 from which manitou and ochreata have been raised
torva - Hodges#7928

Genus Odontosia is now Genus Pheosidea
elegans - Hodges#7924

Genus Pheosia has two species
rimosa - Hodges#7922 and californica has been raised

Subfamily Nystaleinae will be in Vol 2

Subfamily Phalerinae
Genus Datana has fifteen species most are the same as before
angusii - Hodges#7903
contracta - Hodges#7906
chiriquensis - Hodges#7914 and rotunda (misspelling?)- Hodges#7913.01 are not in our fauna but rather are found to be species perfusa
diffidens - Hodges#7912
drexelii - Hodges#7904
integerrima - Hodges#7907 from which cochise has been raised
major - Hodges#7905
ministra - Hodges#7902 from which californica has been raised
modesta - Hodges#7910
neomexicana - Hodges#7913
perspicua - Hodges#7908
ranaeceps - Hodges#7911
robusta - Hodges#7909

Genus Ellida has been removed from Subfamily Phalerinae and placed in Subfamily Periergosinae with Scevesia
Species caniplaga - Hodges#7930

Genus Nadata has three species
gibbosa - Hodges#7915, oregonensis - Hodges#7916, and a new species anastomosa

Genus Peridea has five species
angulosa - Hodges#7920
basitriens - Hodges#7919
ferruginea - Hodges#7921
and two new species knudsoni from the Davis mtns and bordeloni from the southeast
Our current Species n-sp - Peridea n-sp - Hodges#7921.97 presumably refers to bordeloni since the number is near ferruginea and bordeloni is described as a sister species to ferruginea but we have no images so ...???

Subfamily Pygaerinae
Genus Clostera now with eleven species
albosigma - Hodges#7895
apicalis - Hodges#7901 from which ornata was raised
brucei - Hodges#7900 from which multnoma was raised
inclusa - Hodges#7896 from which jocosa was raised
inornata - Hodges#7897
paraphora - Hodges#7899
strigosa - Hodges#7898 from which luculenta was raised

Genus Lirimiris has been placed in Subfamily Dicranurinae and will be treated in Vol 2

We will have to proofread this once it is posted and we may not have used the correct vocabulary, but you will get the idea. We don't know how much discussion is necessary before these changes are made but will not do anything until there is some kind of consensus

Many more changes coming in Vol 2 since this volume indicates there will only be 11 species in Heterocampa, Oligocentria will only have 1 species, and Schizura will only have 5, while Macrurocampa and Symmerista will each have 8 species! Guess they are whetting our appetite for volume 2!

Peridea bordeloni Page
I have larval/adult images of what Dr. Wagner claims is Peridea bordeloni but were ultimately not verified as he seemed disinterested after having gone to publication (never responded to my emails). In his defense I never answer my cell phone.

Anyhow he made similar claims about Furcula nalli which BOLD then identified as Furcula cinerea much to his consternation so I am a bit disinterested myself but if someone wants to makes a guide page for this new species I will add the images.

Dr. Wagner says it's Peridea bordeloni. I can give details if you want to email me. We added your images to MPG. Thanks!

I think the BIN for bordeloni is BOLD:ACE6277. If not, then there may still be unresolved issues with the ferruginea group.

I wouldn't mind hearing more about the Furcula issue.

The DNA stuff gets murky at times and should not be considered authoritative. You probably already know that but to those reading this who do not, I thought it worth mentioning.

New page requests
As an editor, you can of course create the new page yourself. But if you want someone else to do it, you'll probably need to upload the images first. That's generally how it works. If and when you upload the images, be sure to include the identification information (for example, that it was identified by BOLD as Furcula cinerea) somewhere on the image page.

OK, I added the page. The reason I was reluctant to do so was that I don't have the book on hand. As such the page is rather sparse. Feel free to enhance.

The subfamily Periergosinae has been created with the genera Ellida and Scevesia moved to it.

The subfamily Lirimiris has been created with the genus Lirimiris added to it.

The tribes Notodontini, node 398761, and Dicranurini, node 398762, have been deleted from the subfamily Notodontinae with it's genera moved to Notodontinae and Cerurinae. I'm not sure why I did that without emailing John. I will let him know.

The genus name Odontosia has been change to Pheosidea. Not sure if I did that or someone else did. Probably me because I did update the taxonomic changes.

I think that takes care of taxonomy but you may want to check. I've probably missed things. I've sorted out some images but not nearly all.

Datana perfusa
Datana perfusa Dyar, 1923 is raised from synonymy of 7908 D. perspicua Grote & Robinson, 1865 to full species status and includes D. rotundata Draudt, 1934 and D. chiriquensis of authors not Dyar, 1895 as new synonyms.

True chiriquensis is not found north of souther Mexico. The page for chiriquensis has been changed to perfusa.

Correct, the name rotunda is a misspelling of rotundata. The page for rotunda, which I created in 2016, duplicates the page for perfusa, formerly chiriquensis, and should be deleted. I removed all images and will email John to delete it with the recommendation that he not bother with adding a redirect to perfusa.

I have emailed Don LaFontaine and Greg Pohl for P3 and Hodges numbers. Once I get those, I will add the species pages at MPG and at BugGuide while I'm at it. I will respond here once that is done. I'll try to make the rest of the changes at BugGuide as well.

I found no issues and MPG has been updated per the MONA Fascicle. The P3 numbers came from Chris Schmidt and is authoritative. Hodges numbers for new additions are mine but are based on P3 numbers. Please let me know if you see any errors here or at MPG. I still have a ways to go on MOG images. Not sure when mapping will get updated. I've made some progress on BugGuide pages.

930003 7895 Clostera albosigma
930004 7896 Clostera inclusa
930004.1 7896.1 Clostera jocosa
930005 7897 Clostera inornata
930006 7898 Clostera strigosa
930006.1 7898.1 Clostera luculenta
930007 7899 Clostera paraphora
930008 7900 Clostera brucei
930008.1 7900.1 Clostera multnoma
930009 7901 Clostera apicalis
930009.1 7901.1 Clostera ornata
930010 7917 Paraeschra georgica
930011 7918 Paraeschra tortuosa
930012 7922 Pheosia rimosa
930012.1 7923 Pheosia californica
930013 7924 Pheosidea elegans
930014 7925 Odontosia grisea
930015 7926 Notodonta scitipennis
930015.1 7926.1 Notodonta manitou
930015.2 7926.2 Notdonta ochreata
930016 7927 Notodonta pacifica
930017 7928 Notodonta torva
930018 7929 Nerice bidentata
930019 7931 Gluphisia septentrionis
930020 7932 Gluphisia wrightii
930021 7933 Gluphisia avimacula
930022 7934 Gluphisia lintneri
930023 7935 Gluphisia severa
930023.1 7935.1 Gluphisia dickeli
930025 7937 Furcula cinerea
930025.1 7937.1 Furcula cinereoides
930025.2 7937.2 Furcula vargoi
930025.3 7937.3 Furcula wileyi
930025.4 7937.4 Furcula nalli
930026 7938 Furcula nivea
930026.1 7938.1 Furcula meridionalis
930028 7940 Furcula scolopendrina
930028.1 7936 Furcula borealis
930029 7941 Furcula modesta
930029.1 7939 Furcula occidentalis
930029.2 7939.1 Furcula furcula
930030 7942 Tecmessa scitiscripta
930031 7943 Tecmessa candida
930032 7944 Tecmessa rarata
930033 7902 Datana ministra
930033.1 7902.1 Datana californica
930034 7903 Datana angusii
930035 7904 Datana drexelii
930036 7905 Datana major
930037 7906 Datana contracta
930038 7907 Datana integerrima
930038.1 7907.1 Datana cochise
930039 7908 Datana perspicua
930040 7909 Datana robusta
930041 7910 Datana modesta
930042 7911 Datana ranaeceps
930043 7912 Datana diffidens
930044 7913 Datana neomexicana
930045.1 7914 Datana perfusa
930046 7915 Nadata gibbosa
930046.1 7915.1 Nadata anastomosa
930047 7916 Nadata oregonensis
930048 7919 Peridea basitriens
930049 7920 Peridea angulosa
930049.1 7920.1 Peridea knudsoni
930050 7921 Peridea ferruginea
930050.1 7921.1 Peridea bordeloni
930051 7930 Ellida caniplaga
930051.1 7963 Scevesia angustiora
930051.2 7963.1 Scevesia broidricci
930052 7964 Cargida pyrrha
930053 8028 Crinodes biedermani
930053.1 8028.1 Crinodes mcfarlandi
930053.2 8028.2 Crinodes alector
930054.1 8030.1 Hemiceras paltingi

Hi Steve, just a heads up, I made a placeholder page for Tecmessa candida since I noticed that there was one figured on the T. scitiscripta page from TX, but given that you are working on this more broadly I don't want to make something inconsistent with what you plan to do so I will leave it as is for now, unless you say otherwise. But as far as waiting for consensus to make any changes on BugGuide I fully endorse the full adoption of the Notodontidae classification laid out in the new MONA fascicle.

Image moved
I also created a page for Cerurinae and moved the genera out of tribes Notodontini and Dicranurini to Cerurinae and Notodontinae.

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