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Species Eupithecia albicapitata - Hodges#7574

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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 albicapitata (Eupithecia albicapitata - Hodges#7574)
Hodges Number
7574
Identification
Range
Across Canada, Alaska, New England states, NY, CA, WY, CO
Season
Adults June and July
Food
Pines
Life Cycle
Larvae are cone borers; from July and August; pupae hibernate
Internet References
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Works Cited
1.Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. subfamily Larentiinae, revision of the genus Eupithecia
K.B. Bolte. 1990. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 122(S151): 3-253.
2.Lepidoptera of North America 14. Geometroidea: Geometridae: Larentiinae: Eupitheciini (Part)
Clifford D. Ferris. 2017. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University, p.1-103.
3.Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
James H. McDunnough. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(8).