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Species Caripeta aretaria - Southern Pine Looper - Hodges#6869

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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 aretaria (Southern Pine Looper - Hodges#6869)
Hodges Number
6869
Size
wingspan about 34 mm, based on Moth Photographers Group specimen
Range
eastern US from Florida to New York
Remarks
A rare or threatened species in many parts of its range.
Internet References
pinned adult image (Larry Line, Maryland)
pinned adult images of male and female (James Adams, Dalton State College, Georgia)