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Species Eupithecia nimbicolor - Hodges#7522

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species nimbicolor (Eupithecia nimbicolor - Hodges#7522)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia nimbicolor – (Hulst, 1896)
Tephroclystia nimbicolor Hulst, 1896
Eupithecia adornata Taylor, 1906
Eupithecia inclarata Cassino & Swett, 1924
Eupithecia incresata Pearsall, 1910
Tephroclystia obscurior Hulst, 1896
Widely distributed from eastern Newfoundland and Maine to western British Columbia, southern Alaska and southward through to New Mexico and Arizona.
Adults fly mid May to early August
Larvae usually in flowers of Achillea sp. and Castilleja sp. and in the foliage of Salix sp., Ribes sp., Rosa sp., and Pentaphylloides floribunda.
Print References
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. subfamily Larentiinae, revision of the genus Eupithecia
K.B. Bolte. 1990. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 122(S151): 3-253.
2.Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
James H. McDunnough. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(8).
3.Lepidoptera of North America 14. Geometroidea: Geometridae: Larentiinae: Eupitheciini (Part)
Clifford D. Ferris. 2017. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University, p.1-103.