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Species Caripeta macularia - Hodges#6874

Caripeta macularia - male Caripeta macularia - male Caripeta macularia - male Arizona Moth - Caripeta macularia Arizona Moth - Caripeta macularia Arizona Moth - Caripeta macularia
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Ourapterygini
Genus Caripeta
Species macularia (Caripeta macularia - Hodges#6874)
Hodges Number
6874
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caripeta macularia (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916)
Gonodontis macularia Barnes and McDunnough, 1916 (1)
Size
Wingspan: 37 to 38 mm (1), (2).
Identification
See original description in print references below (1).
Range
Records from Arizona and New Mexico (2).
Season
Records from June to August (2).
Food
Comstock (1957) reported oak (Quercus spp.) as a host (3).
Life Cycle
Life history (including descriptions of the egg, larvae, and pupa) can be found in Comstock (1957) (3).
Print References
Barnes, W.; McDunnough, J.H. 1916. "New Species and Varieties of North American Lepidoptera". Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 3: 32, fig. 16 (1).
Comstock, J.A. 1957. "Life histories of two southern Arizona moths of the genus Caripeta". Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 56(2): 88-96 (3).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Life histories of two southern Arizona moths of the genus Caripeta
John Adams Comstock. 1957. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 56(2): 88-96.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems