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Species Rindgeria ornata - Hodges#6984

Pityeja ornata 6984 - Rindgeria ornata
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Ourapterygini
Genus Rindgeria
Species ornata (Rindgeria ornata - Hodges#6984)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rindgeria ornata (Rindge, 1958)
Pityeja ornata Rindge, 1958 (1)
Generic placement is provisional (2).
Explanation of Names
Rindgeria ornata Rindge, 1958, n. comb. (n. genus) in Heppner (2010), was formerly placed in the genus Pityeja int eh Hodges 1983 Checklist.
FWL: 15 to 18 mm (1).
See original description in print references below (1).
Records from Cochise County, Arizona (1) south into Mexico (Sierra Madre Occidentale and central Sonora) (3).
Records from June and July (1) into August and September (3).
Print References
Heppner, J.B., 2010. The new genus Rindgeria and its species in North America and Central America (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae). Lepidoptera Novae, 3(3): 149-153.
Rindge, F.H. 1958. "Descriptions of and notes on North American Geometridae (Lepidoptera). No. 3". American Museum Novitates, 1910: 22, figs. 4, 20, 21, 24 (1).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of and notes on North American Geometridae (Lepidoptera). No. 3.
Frederick H. Rindge, Charles P. Kimball, Loyd M. Martin . 1958. American Museum Novitates 1910: 1-24.
2.Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. 2016.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems