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Leucodonta bicoloria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
White Prominent
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order LEPIDOPTERA
  • Suborder
  • Superfamily NOCTUOIDEA
  • Family NOTODONTIDAE
  • Subfamily NOTODONTINAE
  • Genus Leucodonta

Leucodonta bicoloria
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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=9635
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
No RecordsRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
Current name
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
Haynes, R.F.. 1984, The extraordinary tale of the white prominent: Leucodonta bicoloria D. & S. in County Kerry, Ent. Rec. J. Var., 96: 1-6
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
Red Data Book species, believed extinct in British Isles. England, Staffs, Burnt Wood, 1860s; South Devon, near Exeter, 1880; South-West Ireland: last recorded from Kerry, Killarney v. 1938; on birch (Betula). History: Haynes(1984) and Brown (1986).

CHECKLIST VERSION  2006

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