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Species Phaeoura mexicanaria - Hodges#6766

Phaeoura mexicanaria - male Moth 2 - Phaeoura mexicanaria - male Phaeoura ? - Phaeoura mexicanaria Phaeoura mexicanaria - male Phaeoura mexicanaria - male Pine Looper Moth - Phaeoura mexicanaria - male Possible - Phaeoura mexicanaria - male Phaeoura mexicanaria
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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 Nacophorini
Genus Phaeoura
Species mexicanaria (Phaeoura mexicanaria - Hodges#6766)
Hodges Number
6766
Explanation of Names
Author is Grote, 1883.
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on Pinus species.
Print References
Dewey, Jerald E. 1972. A pine looper, Phaeoura mexicanaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae), in southeastern Montana with notes on its biology. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer., vol. 65, pp. 306-309, figs. 1-4.
Internet References