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Species Hydriomena speciosata - Hodges#7263

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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 Hydriomenini
Genus Hydriomena
Species speciosata (Hydriomena speciosata - Hodges#7263)
Hodges Number
7263
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hydriomena speciosata (Packard, 1873)
Hydriomena agassizi Swett, 1910
Hydriomena ameliata Swett, 1915
Hydriomena taylori Swett, 1910
Hypsipetes speciosata Packard, 1873
Phylogenetic Sequence # 910101
Size
Approx 31mm (based on CBIF specimen)
Identification
Specimens identified by DNA analysis:
Range
Western North America (1)(2)
Habitat
Commonly found in or near wet conifer forests
Season
Adults fly in midsummer
Food
Caterpillars feed on the foliage of species of Pinaceae such as grand fir (Abies grandis), spruce (Picea), pine (Pinus), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla).
Internet References
NPWRC - Image of pinned adult and bio info