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Species Ptychamalia dorneraria - Hodges#7131

Moth - Ptychamalia dorneraria
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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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Sterrhini
Genus Ptychamalia
Species dorneraria (Ptychamalia dorneraria - Hodges#7131)
Hodges Number
7131
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ptychamalia dorneraria (Barnes & McDunnough, 1913); n. comb. [name?, date?]
Scelolophia dorneraria Barnes & McDunnough, 1913; orig. comb. Barnes & McDunnough, 1913 (1)
Explanation of Names
Named after the collector, George Dorner (1).
Size
Wingspan: 18-19 mm (1) (2).
Identification
See original description in print references below.
Range
South Texas (1).
Season
Records from March, July (1), and November (3).
Print References
Barnes, W., McDunnough, J.H. 1913. New North American Lepidoptera with notes on described species. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 2(3): 123-124, pl. 8, fig. 9. (1)
Internet References
Species page at The Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) (4) - as of 13 January 2017, this BOLD page incorrectly shows Odontoptila obrimo instead of Ptychamalia dorneraria.
Works Cited
1.New North American Lepidoptera with notes on described species
Barnes, W., & McDunnough, J.H. 1913. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 2(3): 93-163.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Lepidopterists' Society Season Summary
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems