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Species Destutia oblentaria - Hodges#6882

Moth - Destutia oblentaria
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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Destutia
Species oblentaria (Destutia oblentaria - Hodges#6882)
Hodges Number
6882
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Destutia oblentaria – (Grote, 1883)
Tetracis oblentaria – (Grote, 1883)
Identification
See original description by Grote here.
See Also
Destutia excelsa - May not be possible to separate using photos.
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1883. New species and notes on structure of moths and genera. The Canadian Entomologist 15, p. 126
Internet References
Images and Info at Moth Photographers Group
Images and Info at Barcoding Life