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Species Macaria promiscuata - Promiscuous Angle - Hodges#6331

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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 Macaria
Species promiscuata (Promiscuous Angle - Hodges#6331)
Hodges Number
6331
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria promiscuata (Ferguson, 1974)
Semiothisa promiscuata Ferguson, 1974
Size
Wingspan: ~25-31 mm
Forewing length: ♂, 12-13 mm, ♀, 12.5-15 mm (Ferguson, 1974)
Identification
Hind tibia of promiscuata is elongated and greatly swollen separating it from all other species in the genus - paraphrased (Ferguson, 1974)
See "See Also" below
See Also
Macaria aemulataria - Macaria promiscuata "is somewhat larger, generally paler than southern examples of aemulataria from the same region, and with the markings more boldly defined, especially the intense, red-brown postmedial bands on the undersides of both wings... occurs from Maryland to Florida, and west to Illinois, Arkansas and eastern Texas." (Ferguson, 1974)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 1974. A new species of the genus Semiothisa from the southeastern United States (Geometridae) The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 28: 297.