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Species Scopula plantagenaria - Hodges#7154

Moth - Scopula plantagenaria White speckled moth - Scopula plantagenaria No. 86 Scopula plantagenaria-7154? - Scopula plantagenaria No. 204 Scopula plantagenaria? - Scopula plantagenaria moth - Scopula plantagenaria Scopula ? - Scopula plantagenaria #7109 - Idaea celtima? - Scopula plantagenaria Scopula plantagenaria
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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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Scopulini
Genus Scopula
Species plantagenaria (Scopula plantagenaria - Hodges#7154)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scopula plantagenaria (Hulst, 1887)
Ephyra plantagenaria Hulst, 1887
Scopula hieronyma Prout, 1922
Ptychopoda canthema Schaus, 1901
Wingspan 21 mm.
California to Utah east to Florida and Missouri. (1), (2), (3) , (4), (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with some collection dates.
Most records are from March to October; earlier in Texas with January records.
Print References
Heitzman, R.L. 1973. An annotated Checklist of the Missouri Geometridae (Lepidoptera). (6)
Hulst, G.D. 1887. New species of Geometridae, no. 3. Entomologica Americana 2(10): 185