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Species Eupithecia ornata - Hodges#7455

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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 Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species ornata (Eupithecia ornata - Hodges#7455)
Hodges Number
7455
Identification
Range
Western Alberta to western British Columbia including Vancouver Island; north to Prince George, British Columbia, and south to Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Bolte, 1990
Season
adults from late June to late August. Larvae from early July to late September (Prentice, 1963). Pupae most likely hibernate. Bolte, 1990
Food
usually found on Pinus contorta Dougl.; occasionallly found on Pinus monticola Dougl., Pinus ponderosa Laws., Larix occidentalis Nutt., and Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco (Prentice 1963; McGuffin 1958; CNC). Bolte, 1990
Print References
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Internet References
(2)
Works Cited
1.Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. subfamily Larentiinae, revision of the genus Eupithecia
K.B. Bolte. 1990. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 122(S151): 3-253.
2.Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
James H. McDunnough. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(8).