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Species Xerochlora viridipallens - Hodges#7078

Emerald - Xerochlora viridipallens Greenish Geometrid - Xerochlora viridipallens - female Xerochlora inveterascaria? - Xerochlora viridipallens - male Xerochlora viridipallens - male Arizona Moth  - Xerochlora viridipallens Arizona Moth  - Xerochlora viridipallens Arizona Moth  - Xerochlora viridipallens Xerochlora viridipallens
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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 Geometrinae (Emeralds)
Tribe Hemitheini
Genus Xerochlora
Species viridipallens (Xerochlora viridipallens - Hodges#7078)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xerochlora viridipallens (Hulst, 1896)
Chlorochlamys volantaria Pearsall, 1906
Synchlora viridipallens Hulst, 1896
forewing length: 9-12 mm (1)
Description can be found in MONA Fascicle 18-1 at link in citations below. (1)
Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, California (1)
mid-July to early September (1)
Internet References
Pinned image at North American Moth Photographers Group.
Pinned image at Moths of Southeastern Arizona.
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 18.1. Geometroidea, Geometridae (Part), Geometrinae
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1985. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.