Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glena quinquelinearia (Packard, 1874)
Cymatophora 5-linearia Packard, 1874
Phylogenetic sequence #191325
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet quinquelinearia is Latin meaning "five-lined."
Gray is a common name that Covell (1984) applied to a number of Geomentrid genera including Glena
Forewing length: ♂ 12-16 mm, ♀ 13-18 mm. (2)
Records from Texas west to California. (3)
Adults fly March through July.
Rindge, F.H. 1965. A revision of the Nearctic species of Glena
(Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History
129(3): 298 (PDF) (2)
Sperry, J.L. 1952. Notes on the genus Glena Hulst and description of new species (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 51: 71-78