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Species Stenoporpia macdunnoughi - Hodges#6470

Stenoporpia macdunnoughi Geometridae in tribe Boarmiini, similar to Stenoporpia - Stenoporpia macdunnoughi - female Geometrid moth adult - Stenoporpia macdunnoughi - female Geometrid moth pupa - Stenoporpia macdunnoughi Geometrid moth caterpillar - Stenoporpia macdunnoughi Arizona Moth - Stenoporpia macdunnoughi Arizona Moth - Stenoporpia macdunnoughi Stenoporpia macdunnoughi
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Stenoporpia
Species macdunnoughi (Stenoporpia macdunnoughi - Hodges#6470)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stenoporpia macdunnoughi Sperry, 1938
Stenoporpia anellula McDunnough, 1920
Rindge (1968) listed the forewing length. (1)
♂ 18-22 mm.
♀ 19-22 mm.
The Rindge (1968) revised description in PDF. (1)
The pale wings have bold discal spot and wide reddish brown bands along the transverse lines.
Rindge (1968) listed the range to include New Mexico, Arizona(2), and Utah(3), to South Dakota. (4), (5), (6), (1)
Holotype ♂ and allotype ♀ were collected in Colorado, Larimer County, Estes Park. (1)
The main flight period appears to be May through October. (5), (1)
See Also
This distinctive species is unlikely to be confused with others in the region.
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Rindge, F.H. 1968. A revision of the moth genus Stenoporpia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 140(2). p. 113; plate 5, fig. 5; plate 10, fig. 5; plate 15, fig. 3. (1)