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Ponometia candefacta

Ponometia candefacta
Jordan Lake SRA, Chatham County, North Carolina, USA
May 2, 2010
Size: 20 mm wingspan
Fluttering about on a trail, size estimated. Oh, now I see it, I think--Ponometia candefacta (formerly Tarachidia candefacta):

OK, looks good--looking at the image closely.


OK, other images
You do not have to move all the images, I believe, you can just move the species to the other genus--the images should follow. (Unless there is something I don't understand happening here.) Go to taxonomy view at the genus level, and tag the species, then go to taxonomy view in the target genus, and you should be able to move it.

There is one problem here--there are images under the genus Tarachidia that need to be moved to underneath Ponometia.

Pardon me if I'm telling you stuff you already know, or if there is some issue requiring moving individual images. In the future, you should be able to move a whole species, with its images, at one time. (Or perhaps you have done that and the e-mail notification now lets everyone know that the species has been moved?)

Probably a good idea to add some notes in the synonym field to note the old combination as well. (I'll do it for this one species.)

Thanks for the note, but I was figuring it out slowly. I did tag the species and move them as you suggested, but none of the images followed suit. I moved a few individually then asked if it was necessary or not. Guess the database has to catch up with the move. Still learning, thanks though.

I'll move those unidentified Tarachidia into Ponometia.

small bug (software)
As far as I understand, the images will follow the moved species, but it takes a few minutes for the database to update all the links--it is a bit disconcerting, but if you just wait a little while, all the images that were assigned to the species will follow the moved species to the new genus. (This is not obvious, and I only know because I've seen others diagnose the issue.)

Moved from Moths.

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