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Species Evita hyalinaria - Hodges#6897

Evita hyalinaria - female
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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Evita
Species hyalinaria (Evita hyalinaria - Hodges#6897)
Hodges Number
6897
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Evita hyalinaria (Grossbeck, 1908)
Evita hyalinaria blandaria (Dyar, 1916); syn. in Capps (1943).
Therina blandaria Dyar, 1916
Phylogenetic Sequence # 911336
Size
wingspan ≈ 25mm (1)
Identification
The wings, body and legs are an off-white color, usually with some slightly darker (tan) shading. The fore-wings and hind-wings are both simi-transparent and most of the wing-veins may be clearly visible.
Range
southwestern (AZ) (2)(1)
Type Locality: southern Arizona.
Evita hyalinaria blandaria (Dyar, 1916), TL: Popocatepetl Park, Mexico, is extralimital to the US and Canada.
Remarks
The subspecies Evita hyalinaria blandaria was described by Harrison Gray Dyar Jr. as Therina blandaria in 1916.
Print References
Capps, H.W., 1943. Some American geometrid moths of the subfamily Ennominae heretofore associated with or closely related to Ellopia Treitschke. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 93(3159): 145-145.
Dyar, H.G., 1916. Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 51(2139): 27.
Grossbeck, J.A., 1908. Additions to the list of North American Geometridae, with notes on some described species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 10: 88.