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Species Eupithecia subapicata - Hodges#7587

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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 subapicata (Eupithecia subapicata - Hodges#7587)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia subapicata Guenée, [1858]
Eupithecia occidentaliata (Packard, 1871)
WS: 22-26 mm according to Wikipedia. Packard (1876) has it as 1.12" (~28 mm)
McDunnough (1949) description. (1)
California to Washington. (2)
See Also
Eupithecia redingtonia is smaller and the pale subapical costal is reduced to nearly obsolete. Range: AZ. (1)
Eupithecia shirleyata is smaller and temds to have duller wing colloration. Range: southern CA. (1)
Print References
Guenee, M.A. 1857, Uranides et Phalentites. Tome 2. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Spécies général des lépidoptères. 10: 331
McDunnough 1949 p. 667; pl 31, fg. 15 (1)
Packard, A.S. 1876. A monograph of the geometrid moths or Phalaenidae of the United States. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the territories. 10: 62; pl. 8, fg. 11