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Species Metarranthis angularia - Angled Metarranthis Moth - Hodges#6823

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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 Anagogini
Genus Metarranthis
Species angularia (Angled Metarranthis Moth - Hodges#6823)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Metarranthis angularia Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
* phylogenetic sequence #201000
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet angularia is Latin meaning "angled," for the "angulate t.p (postmedial) line."
Wingspan about 32-40 mm.
Eastern half of the United States and southern Canada. (1)
Print References
Barnes, W & J.H. McDunnough 1917. New species and varieties of Geometridae. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America 3(4): 258, pl.29, f.7,8