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Species Lambdina punctata - Hodges#6895.1

Lambdina flavilinearia - Lambdina punctata - male Moth est. 40mm wingspan - Lambdina punctata - 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 Ourapterygini
Genus Lambdina
Species punctata (Lambdina punctata - Hodges#6895.1)
Hodges Number
6895.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lambdina punctata (Hulst, 1898)
Therina punctata Hulst, 1898
Explanation of Names
Lambdina punctata (Hulst, 1898), formerly treated as a synonym of Lambdina vitraria (Grote, 1883), is raised to full species in Pitkin (2002).
Identification
Wingspan: 42mm; "Near T. vitrifia, Grt., but much larger, wings more extended, much more thickly scaled, and outer line much more sinuous." (Hulst, 1898).
Range
Type locality: Glenwood Springs, CO.
See Also
Lambdina vitraria (Grote, 1883).
Lambdina phantoma (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916).
Print References
Hulst, G.D., 1898. Descriptions of new genera and species of the Geometrina of North America. The Canadian Entomologist, 30(6-8): 215.
Pitkin, L.M., 2002. Neotropical ennomine moths: a review of the genera (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 135(2-3): 121-401.
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