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Species Phaeoura belua - Hodges#6767

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 Nacophorini
Genus Phaeoura
Species belua (Phaeoura belua - Hodges#6767)
Hodges Number
6767
Size
Male forewing 21-27 mm; Female forewing 16-30 mm (1)
Range
Arizona and southern California (1)
Habitat
mountains of central and southeastern Arizona and the San Jacinto Mountains of southern California (1)
Season
May-August (1)
See Also
Phaeoura mexicanaria is smaller and has less prominent median shade line on forewings. Other differences are discussed in Rindge (1961) that is linked below. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Nacophorini (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1961. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History; v.123, article 2.