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Species Rindgea hypaethrata - Hodges#6417

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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 Macariini
Genus Rindgea
Species hypaethrata (Rindgea hypaethrata - Hodges#6417)
Hodges Number
6417
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rindgea hypaethrata (Grote(1), 1881)
Semiothisa hypaethrata Grote, 1881
Size
Ferguson (2008) reported the forewing length. (2)
♂ 13-15 mm.
♀ 12-15 mm.
Identification
Range
Ferguson (2008) reported the range to include southern Arizona, southern New Mexico and western Texas; Chihuahua, Sonora, Puebla, southern and northern Baja California in Mexico. (2)
Season
Ferguson (2008) reported adults the months of March to May, August, September and November. (2)
There are early records of January and February posted on Bug Guide.
Food
Ferguson (2008) reported the larvae feed on Prosopis sp. (mesquite).(2)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p.343, pl.8.58-60. (2)
Grote, A.R., 1881. New moths from Arizona, with remarks on Catocala and Heliothis. Papilio 1(9): 167.