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Species Hydriomena divisaria - Black-Dashed Hydriomena - Hodges#7235

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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 Hydriomenini
Genus Hydriomena
Species divisaria (Black-Dashed Hydriomena - Hodges#7235)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hydriomena divisaria (Walker, 1860)
Cleora divisaria Walker 1860
Beadle & Leckie (2012) listed the wingspan 24-30 mm. (1)
Beadle & Leckie (2012) states "grayish-brown FW has variable pattern of scalloped blackish lines. Basal line is usually thick and strongly kinked. Grayish band in AM area usually reaches costa. Terminal line is usually blurred pair dots." (1)

Across all of southern Canada and the northern United States, south to Georgia in the eastern U.S. (2), (3)
Smith & McAlpine (2010) listed eastern Quebec to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. (4)
Beadle & Leckie (2012) listed Balsam fir, pine and white spruce. (1)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H. 1954 The species of the genus Hydriomena occurring in America north of Mexico (Geometridae, Larentiinae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 104(3): 271-274 (includes descriptions of subspecies)
Walker, F. 1860. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum , 5: 487.
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Gregory R. Pohl, Gary G. Anweiler, B. Christian Schmidt, Norbert G. Kondla. 2010. ZooKeys 38: 1–549.
4.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
5.Butterflies of North America
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
7.University of Alberta Entomology Collection