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Species Protitame cervula - Hodges#6422

Moth # 07-171 - Protitame cervula - male Moth # 07-171 - Protitame cervula - male Moth #08-74 - Protitame cervula - male Moth - Protitame cervula - female yellowish geometrid - Protitame cervula - male Geometer - unidentified - Protitame cervula - male Protitame cervula - male Besma rubritincta? - Protitame cervula - female
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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 Cassymini
Genus Protitame
Species cervula (Protitame cervula - Hodges#6422)
Hodges Number
6422
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Protitame cervula (Rindge, 1958)
Sperrya cervula Rindge, 1958
Phylogenetic Sequence # 910685
Numbers
There are three species of the genus Protitame in America north of Mexico. (1)
Range
AZ (2)
See Also
Sometimes the winter coloring of a few Emerald Moths might make them look very similar to this species. Check the subfamily Geometrinae
Examples:
Chlorochlamys appellaria
Nemoria elfa
Nemoria bistriaria
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Episemasia cervinaria (distribution = south central USA)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group