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Genus Stamnodes

Marmopteryx marmorata - Stamnodes marmorata Stamnodes fervefactaria 7354 - Stamnodes deceptiva - female Stamnodes fervefactaria 7354 - Stamnodes deceptiva - female 106 - Stamnodes affiliata Moth (?) near snow line - Stamnodes 7333 – Stamnodes gibbicostata – Shiny Gray Carpet - Stamnodes gibbicostata Unknown Lepidoptera - Stamnodes seiferti moth from Santa Rita Lodge - Stamnodes seiferti
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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
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