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Species Heliomata cycladata - Common Spring Moth - Hodges#6261

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Ennominae
Tribe Macariini
Genus Heliomata
Species cycladata (Common Spring Moth - Hodges#6261)
Hodges Number
6261
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliomata cycladata Grote & Robinson, 1866
Heliomata fulliola Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
formerly in tribe Abraxini (1)
Size
wingspan about 20 mm (2)
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Most records are from March through July. (2)
Food
Larvae feed on black locust and honey locust
See Also
Heliomata infulata
Print References
Ferguson, D.C. 2008. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae (part: Abaxini, Cassymini, Macariini). p. 51; pl. 1.31-32 (1)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group