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Species Chesiadodes bicolor - Hodges#6534

Possible Eupithecia Moth - Chesiadodes bicolor Chesiadodes bicolor
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Chesiadodes
Species bicolor (Chesiadodes bicolor - Hodges#6534)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chesiadodes bicolor Rindge 1973
Explanation of Names
The specific name is from the Latin bicolor, of two colors, in reference to the upper surface of the forewings.
Forewing length = 10 to 11 mm. (1)
Southwestern Texas (1)
MPG shows sightings in New Mexico (2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the moth genera Nepterotaea and Chesiadodes (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1973. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 152(4): 205-252.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group