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Species Eupithecia herefordaria - Hereford's Eupithecia - Hodges#7509

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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species herefordaria (Hereford's Eupithecia - Hodges#7509)
Hodges Number
7509
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia herefordaria Cassino & Swett, 1923
Eupithecia herfordaria Cassino & Swett, 1923
Explanation of Names
This species is named for the type locality, Hereford, AZ. The name was misspelled as herfordaria in the original description on p. 18 and corrected on p. 56.
Range
Known only from Cochise Co., AZ. (1)
Print References
Cassino, S.E. & L.W. Swett, 1923. New Geometrids. The Lepidopterist. 4(3): 18, 56.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
Works Cited
1.Lepidoptera of North America 14. Geometroidea: Geometridae: Larentiinae: Eupitheciini (Part)
Clifford D. Ferris. 2017. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University, p.1-103.