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Species Stamnodes franckata - Hodges#7350

Stamnodes franckata Stamnodes franckata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Stamnodini
Genus Stamnodes
Species franckata (Stamnodes franckata - Hodges#7350)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stamnodes franckata (Pearsall, 1909)
Coenocalpe franckata Pearsall, 1909 (1)
Explanation of Names
Named after Mr. George Franck who gave two specimens to Pearsall (1).
Wingspan: 25-31 mm (2).
See original description in the print references below.
"In Texas, this species occurs in the Chisos Mountains, in Big Bend National Park, and in the Davis Mountains. It also occurs in the Chiricahua Mountains in Arizona" (3). It has been collected in Colorado as well (4).
Records from June to November (3).
Print References
Pearsall, R.F. 1909. New Geometridae and Notes. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 11: 130-131. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New Geometridae and Notes
Richard F. Pearsall. 1909. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.The Stamnodini (Geometridae: Larentiinae) of Texas
Ed Knudson and Charles Bordelon. 2002. News of the Lepidopterists' Society.
4.Lepidopterists' Society Season Summary
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems