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Species Hydriomena crokeri - Hodges#7247

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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 crokeri (Hydriomena crokeri - Hodges#7247)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hydriomena crokeri Swett, 1910
Hydriomena autumnalis var. crokeri Swett, 1910
Hydriomena crokeri var. comstocki McDunnough, 1944
Hydriomena crokeri var. comstocki form waltoni McDunnough, 1944
Explanation of Names
Hydriomena crokeri Swett, 1910, originally described as a variety of autumnalis Stroms, 1783, was raised to full species status in Barnes & McDunnough (1917).
Type locality: Victoria, BC.
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1917: 26. (1) (crokeri raised to full species.)
McDunnough, 1954: 294. (2) (best description)
Swett, 1910: 278. (3)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - Images of pinned and live adults
All-Leps - Image of pinned adult
CBIF - Image of pinned adult
BOLD Systems - Image of pinned adult
Works Cited
1.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
2.The Species of the Genus Hydriomena Occurring in America North of Mexico (Geometridae, Larentiinae).
McDunnough, James H. 1954. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 104(3): 241-358.
3.New Hydriomena Varieties
Swett, L.W. 1910. The Canadian Entomologist. 42(8): 277-283.