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Species Leucobrephos brephoides - Scarce Infant - Hodges#6257

6257 - Leucobrephos brephoides - Scarce Infant - Leucobrephos brephoides - male Unknown Moth - Leucobrephos brephoides - male Kershaw NWT moth - Leucobrephos brephoides - male Kershaw NWT moth - Leucobrephos brephoides - male Leucobrephos brephoides - male Leucobrephos brephoides - male Geometridae: Leucobrephos brephoides - Leucobrephos brephoides - male Geometridae: Leucobrephos brephoides - Leucobrephos brephoides - male
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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 Archiearinae
Genus Leucobrephos
Species brephoides (Scarce Infant - Hodges#6257)
Hodges Number
6257
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anarta brephoides Walker 1857 (some Anarta species have white spots on hind wings but they are not closely related to Geometrid moths)
Habitat
"Open mixedwood forests of the boreal and mountain region." -- U. Alberta Entomology page
Season
Early spring
Food
Mostly Aspen, Birch, and Alder