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Species Eupithecia assimilata - Hodges#7554.1

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species assimilata (Eupithecia assimilata - Hodges#7554.1)
Hodges Number
7554.1
Identification
Range
Western Newfoundland to central British Columbia; north to Fort McMurray, Alberta, and Great Whale River, Quebec, and south, according to Rindge (1963), to Apache County, Arizona. Bolte, 1990.
Season
Adults from early June to late August. Larvae have been collected in August. Pupae, reared from larvae, emerged same year. Bolte, 1990.
Food
usually found on Ribes sp. (McDunnough, 1949; Anon. 1981; Juul 1948); in Europe also found on Humulus sp. (South, 1948); has been found and reared on Ribes sativum Syme (CNC); Prentice (1963) lists Picea glauca (Moench) Voss; probably in error. Bolte, 1990.
Print References
Bolte, K.B., Guide to the Geometidae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. Subfamily Larentiinae, 1. Revision of the Genus Eupithecia; Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada - No. 151, Spring 1990.