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Species Scopula compensata - Hodges#7152

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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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Scopulini
Genus Scopula
Species compensata (Scopula compensata - Hodges#7152)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scopula compensata (Walker, 1861)
Acidalia obluridata Hulst, 1887
Acidalia compensata Walker, 1861 (1)
This species may or may not have the dark patches beyond the PM line.

Specimen identified by DNA at BOLD:
south-eastern (AL, FL, LA, SC, TX) (2)
Print References
Walker, 1861: 724 (1)
Walker, 1861: 777 (1)