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Theria primaria (Haworth, 1809)
Early Moth
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order LEPIDOPTERA
  • Suborder
  • Superfamily GEOMETROIDEA
  • Family GEOMETRIDAE
  • Subfamily ENNOMINAE
  • Genus Theria

Theria primaria
 Theria primaria
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CITATION
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R. & O’Connor, J.P. 2006. An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeograghical Society and the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=9557
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
RecordedRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
Current name
SYNONYMS
Theria rupricapraria
VALIDATING LITERATURE
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R., O'Connor, J.P. 2006, An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeographical Society, Dublin
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing, Hook - adults and larvae
Skinner, B, 1998, The Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles, , Viking Press, London
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing, Hook - adults and larvae
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
rupicapraria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) of British and Irish authors is a misidentification. T. rupricaria occurs in Continental Europe but not in the British Isles.

CHECKLIST VERSION  2006

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