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Species Triphosa californiata - Hodges#7287

Entephria takuata - Triphosa californiata Moth #44 - Triphosa californiata Triphosa californiata Triphosa californiata Triphosa californiata Triphosa californiata Triphosa californiata Triphosa californiata
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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 Hydriomenini
Genus Triphosa (Tissue Moths)
Species californiata (Triphosa californiata - Hodges#7287)
Hodges Number
7287
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Triphosa californiata (Packard, 1871)
Mesoleuca packardata Grossbeck, 1907
Scotosia californiata Packard, 1871
Phylogenetic Sequence # 910125
Identification
Specimens identified by DNA analysis:
Range
western (AZ, CA, OR) (1)(2)
Food
HOSTS database lists Rhamnus crocea (Buckthorn)
See Also
The Tissue Moth, Triphosa haesitata is very similar, but may have large-dark patches.


Archirhoe neomexicana has a patterned underwing while Triphosa californiata is unmarked (Bruce Walsh)


Disclisioprocta stellata - Somber Carpet Moth