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Genus Stamnodes

moth - Stamnodes blackmorei - female Unid. Stamnodes (?) - Stamnodes formosata Unknown 'Moth' or 'Butterfly' - Stamnodes fervefactaria - female 7335  - Stamnodes albiapicata Shiny Gray Carpet Moth - Stamnodes gibbicostata Stamnodes franckata - Stamnodes formosata Stamnodes seiferti Geometridae: Stamnodes blackmorei - Stamnodes blackmorei
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Stamnodini
Genus Stamnodes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Marmopteryx Packard
The following genus has been treated as a synonym, but is maintained as distinct by most authors.
Stamnoctenis Warren
Numbers
About 35 species in North America north of Mexico, with other species from Neotropics and Palearctic.
Distinction between some of the more closely related species is difficult, and it seems likely that at least a few of these may be only variants or subspecies of one-another.
Food
Larval hosts are varied, with a majority reported being Lamiaceae, Hydrophyllaceae, or woody Rosaceae.
Print References
Furniss, M.M. et al, 1988. Taxonomy, Life History, and Ecology of a Mountain-mahogany Defoliator, Stamnodes animata (Pearsail), in Nevada. USFWS, Fish and Wildlife Research 3 [University of Idaho Agriculture Experiment Station Research Paper 8673]
Internet References
Moth Photographer's Group, plate 17.8 - Geometridae: Stamnodini & Eudulini