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Species Rindgea parcata - Hodges#6406

Digrammia sp - Rindgea parcata Arizona Moth - Rindgea parcata
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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 Macariini
Genus Rindgea
Species parcata (Rindgea parcata - Hodges#6406)
Hodges Number
6406
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rindgea parcata (Grossbeck, 1908)
Sciagraphia parcata Grossbeck, 1908 (1)
Size
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length. (2)
♂ 10-13 mm.
♀ 10-14 mm.
Identification
"This featureless, mottled gray, finely dark speckled southwestern species can be distinguished reliably from other members of its immediate complex only be examination of the genitalia." Ferguson (2008)
Range
North of the Mexican border in Arizona and New Mexico as far northward to the vicinity of Flagstaff and from Saddlerock Canyon, Grant County, New Mexico - Ferguson 2008
Food
Has been reared on desert species of Fabaceae. Adults were reared from larvae from both Mesquite and Acacia constricta. - Ferguson 2008
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 329; pl. 8, figs. 29-31. (2)
Grossbeck, J.A., 1908. New moths of the family Geometridae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 16: 26. (1)
Works Cited
1.New Moths of the Family Geometridae
John A. Grossbeck. 1908. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 16: 19-31.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems