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Species Holochroa dissociarius - Hodges#6773

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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 Holochroa
Species dissociarius (Holochroa dissociarius - Hodges#6773)
Hodges Number
6773
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Holochroa dissociarius (Hulst, 1887)


dissociaria is a syn. of dissociarius, see Global Lep Names Index
Numbers
Holochroa dissociarius is the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1)
Two subspecies:
Holochroa dissociarius dissociarius Arizona
Holochroa d. varia New Mexico, Texas
Size
Powell and Opler (2009) listed the forewing length as 15-21 mm.(2)
Range
Arizona to Colorado and Texas; Mexico. (3), (4), (2)
Season
The main flight period is March to October.(2)
January record from Texas in the guide.
At least two broods.
Food
Powell and Opler (2009) stated the larval host is unknown.(2)
Moths of Southeastern Arizona lists Juniperus in Arizona. (Rindge 1983)
Print References
Powell, J.A., and P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 29, fig. 22; p. 214.(2)