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Species Furcula furcula - Hodges#7939.1

Furcula occidentalis - Furcula furcula - male Furcula occidentalis - Furcula furcula - male Kitten moth - Furcula furcula - male Furcula? - Furcula furcula
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Cerurinae
Genus Furcula
Species furcula (Furcula furcula - Hodges#7939.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Furcula furcula (Clerk, 1759)
Phalaena furcula Clerk, 1759
Cerura gigans McDunnough, 1922
Cerura decorum Dyar, 1922
Explanation of Names
Furcula furcula (Clerk, 1759) was treated as a senior synonym of Furcula occidentalis (Lintner, 1878) by Schintlmeister (2008, 2013) and Becker (2014). Both species are now recognized. (1)
BC, AB, MT, UT, CO, NM (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 22.1A
Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine. 2018. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group