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Species Sabulodes edwardsata - Hodges#7004

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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Sabulodes
Species edwardsata (Sabulodes edwardsata - Hodges#7004)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Tetracis edwardsata Hulst, 1886
transfered to Phengommataea Hulst, 1896
Phengommataea synonomized with Sabulodes Rindge, 1978 (1)
Explanation of Names
named in honor of Henry Edwards
wingspan 40-45 mm
Adults - pale yellowish-brown, with broad wavy darker brown median band. See Rindge's description (1)
western United States and British Columbia
adults fly in mid to late summer
larvae feed on the foliage of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis), and pine (Pinus spp.)
Internet References
The Moths of Canada (pinned adult image)
Jeff Miller, Macromoths of Northwest Forests (pinned adult image and text information)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Sabulodes (Lepidoptera, Geometridae).
Frederick H. Rindge. 1978. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 160(4): 193-292, f.1-154, tab.1.