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Genus Hulstina

Wright's Hulstina - Hulstina wrightiaria Hulstina imitatrix ? - Hulstina - male Hulstina imitatrix - Hodges #6541 - Hulstina imitatrix 6453  - Hulstina 6453  - Hulstina Moth - Hulstina - male Moth - Hulstina Hulstina aridata - 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 Boarmiini
Genus Hulstina
Numbers
8 species in North America listed at All-Leps
Size
wing length 10-18 mm
Range
western United States (especially California) and Mexico
Life Cycle
one generation per year
See Also
species of Chesiadodes, Nepterotaea, and Pterotaea are very similar
Print References
Rindge, Frederick H. 1970. A revision of the moth genera Hulstina and Pterotaea (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the AMNH; v. 142, article 4. [available online as a 44 megabyte PDF document]
Rindge, Frederick H. 1973. A revision of the moth genera Nepterotaea and Chesiadodes (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the AMNH; v. 152, article 4. [available online as a 24 megabyte PDF document]
Internet References
pinned adult images of 3 species, plus photos of related genera by Bob Belmont (Moth Photographers Group)
pinned adult images of 2 species, plus photos of related genera by Jim Vargo (Moth Photographers Group)
adult photos of 2 species (All-Leps)