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Species Hulstina xera - Hodges#6544

Hulstina imitatrix ? - Hulstina xera - male Hulstina aridata - Hulstina xera - female Pterotaea lamiaria? - Hulstina xera - female
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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 xera (Hulstina xera - Hodges#6544)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hulstina xera Rindge, 1970
forewing length = 14-18 mm (1)
Detailed description is available in Rindge (1970) in link under citations below. From the key to species in Rindge, PM line represented by venular dots as it approaches the costal margin. (1)
WA, OR, northern CA, ID, WY. (1)
Holotype: Alturas, Modoc Co., CA.
June, July, August (1)
See Also
Hulstina aridata is very similar but can be separated by genitalia and range. H. aridata is found in southern California and the southern Rocky Mountain states. (1)
Print References
Rindge, F.H., 1970. A revision of the moth genera Hulstina and Pterotaea (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 142(4): 257-342.
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.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems