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Species Macaria granitata - Granite Moth - Hodges#6352

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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 Macaria
Species granitata (Granite Moth - Hodges#6352)
Hodges Number
6352
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria granitata Guenée, [1858]
Macaria succosata Zeller, 1872
Semiothisa granitata Guenée 1858
Range
widespread in the eastern range and also found in the north-west (1)(2)
Food
The larvae mainly feed on Pinus rigida.
Life Cycle
Overwinters as a pupa(3)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.