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Species Caripeta hilumaria - Hodges#6871

Caripeta hilumaria  - Caripeta hilumaria - male Caripeta hilumaria Pero sp.? - Caripeta hilumaria - male Moth 6 - Caripeta hilumaria - male Arizona Moth - Caripeta hilumaria Geometridae - Caripeta hilumaria - male Caripeta hilumaria - male
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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 Caripeta
Species hilumaria (Caripeta hilumaria - Hodges#6871)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caripeta hilumaria (Hulst, 1886)
Southwestern U.S. (Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona), presumably into Mexico since it occupies Arizona's sky islands
Above 6,000' elevation.
Mostly Jun-Aug, but a New Mexico record from Mar
Print References
Works Cited
1.Life histories of two southern Arizona moths of the genus Caripeta
John Adams Comstock. 1957. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 56(2): 88-96.