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Species Eupithecia zygadeniata - Hodges#7532

Eupithecia zygadeniata Packard - Eupithecia zygadeniata Caterpillar Feeding on Green Lilly, Schoenocaulon texanum - Eupithecia zygadeniata Eupithecia zygadeniata - Hodges #7532 - Eupithecia zygadeniata - female No. 242  Eupithecia zygadeniata? - Eupithecia zygadeniata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species zygadeniata (Eupithecia zygadeniata - Hodges#7532)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Packard, 1876
~160 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Adult - very similar to E. indistincta with longer and more pointed primaries, grayer ground color, smaller discal dot, and umerous, rather indistinct, oblique cross lines
w. US - MPG
June-July - MPG
Reportedly common on the seed capsules of Green Lily - Schoenocaulon texanum (Liliaceae)
See Also
E. indistincta
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.