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Species Drepanulatrix monicaria - Hodges#6692

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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 Caberini
Genus Drepanulatrix
Species monicaria (Drepanulatrix monicaria - Hodges#6692)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Tephrina monicaria Guenée, 1857
wingspan 17 - 28 mm (1)
Larvae - mature larvae from bright apple green almost without markings to gray green, greenish brown, gray brown to dark brown with dark lateral and yellow and red dorsal maculation (1)
Pacific coast states from southern California to southern Alaska (1)
all year
See Also
Drepanulatrix foeminaria, which overlaps widely in distribution. Averages darker, with a less distinct pale area around the discal spot, but this may not be reliable.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - Images of pinned adults
All-Leps - Images of pinned adults & map of sample collection points
Works Cited
1.A revision of the geometrid moths formerly assigned to Drepanulatrix (Lepidoptera)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 94(5).