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Species Hulstina formosata - Hodges#6540

moth - Hulstina formosata
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Hulstina
Species formosata (Hulstina formosata - Hodges#6540)
Hodges Number
6540
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hulstina formosata (Hulst, 1896)
Phylogenetic Sequence # 910956
Size
forewing length = 14-17 mm (1)
Identification
Detailed description and range map provided in Rindge (1970) at link in citations below. From the key to species in Rindge, the PM line does not reach the costal margin and forewing median area usually gray or grayish brown. (1)
Range
southeastern Great Basin - Northern Arizona, Colorado, Utah and eastern Nevada (1)
Season
June, July, August (1)
Print References
Rindge, F.H., 1970. A revision of the moth genera Hulstina and Pterotaea (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 142(4): 263. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the moth genera Hulstina and Pterotaea (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1970. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 142(4): 255-342.