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Species Hulstina tanycraeros - Hodges#6542

Hulstina tanycraeros? - Hulstina tanycraeros - male Hulstina tanycraeros
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Boarmiini
Genus Hulstina
Species tanycraeros (Hulstina tanycraeros - Hodges#6542)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hulstina tanycraeros Rindge, 1970
Hulstina deserta Rindge, 1970
Phylogenetic Sequence # 910958
forewing length = 15-18 mm (1)
Detailed description can be found in Rindge (1970) at the link in citations below. From the key to species in Rindge, the PM line does not reach the costal margin, forewing median area pale brown, and found from southern California and southern Sierra Nevada mountains. (1)
mountainous regions of southern California (1)
late May, June, July, August (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A revision of the moth genera Hulstina and Pterotaea (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1970. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 142(4): 255-342.