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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
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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 Caripeta
Species hilumaria (Caripeta hilumaria - Hodges#6871)
Hodges Number
6871
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caripeta hilumaria (Hulst, 1886)
Range
Southwestern U.S. (Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona), presumably into Mexico since it occupies Arizona's sky islands
Habitat
Above 6,000' elevation.
Season
Mostly Jun-Aug, but a New Mexico record from Mar
Print References
(1)
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.