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Genus Stamnodes

Stamnodes blackmorei ? - Stamnodes blackmorei Stamnodes sp. - Stamnodes seiferti - female Moth IMG_6786 - Stamnodes affiliata Unid. Stamnodes (?) - Stamnodes formosata Stamnodes marmorata Stamnodes fergusoni Stamnodes perhaps S. delicata - Stamnodes Stamnodes tessellata
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stamnodes Guenée, [1858]
Grammicopteryx Thierry-Mieg, 1904
Synneuria Mabille, 1885
Tora Walker, 1867
Marmopteryx Packard
The following genus has been treated as a synonym, but is maintained as distinct by most authors.
Stamnoctenis Warren
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.
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