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Species Perizoma actuata - Hodges#7319

Arizona Moth - possible Perizoma actuata Hodges #7319 - Perizoma actuata Arizona Moth - Perizoma actuata Perizoma actuata Perizoma actuata
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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 Hydriomenini
Genus Perizoma
Species actuata (Perizoma actuata - Hodges#7319)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Perizoma actuata (Pearsall, 1909)
Mesoleuca actuata Pearsall, 1909 (1)
Wingspan: 22-24 mm (1)
Adult: Distinguished by basal area washed with pale roseate brown, a very irregular outline of the median area with white border line, a brownish square patch in the subterminal area, near the costa, and inwardly, two short jet-black lateral streaks (complete description) (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – species page (2)
Works Cited
1.New Geometridae and Notes
Richard F. Pearsall. 1909. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group