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Species Euchlaena amoenaria - Deep Yellow Euchlaena - Hodges#6733

Deep Yellow Euchlaena - Euchlaena amoenaria Deep Yellow Euchlaena - Euchlaena amoenaria Bioblitz Moth #24  Leaf Mimic Geometer - Euchlaena amoenaria - male Euchlaena amoenaria - male Cinnamon Moth - Euchlaena amoenaria Cinnamon Moth - Euchlaena amoenaria Deep Yellow Euchlaena - Euchlaena amoenaria - male Euchlaena amoenaria
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Classification
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 Angeronini
Genus Euchlaena
Species amoenaria (Deep Yellow Euchlaena - Hodges#6733)
Hodges Number
6733
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euchlaena amoenaria (Guenée, [1858])
Euchlaena amoenaria astylusaria (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 198700
Numbers
Euchlaena has 16 species in America north of Mexico.
Size
Wingspan 3-5 cm.
Identification
Large geometer with yellow to reddish wings, prominent light apical patch.
Range
Eastern North America. (2), (3), (4), (5)
Season
April-September (2 broods)
Heppner (2003) reported adults from January to June, August to September, November in Florida. (5)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the larval host plant as unknown. (5)
Print References
Covell, p. 363, plate 51 #17 (6)
Holland, plate XLV #7 (7)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of and notes on North American Geometridae (Lepidoptera)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1956. American Museum Novitates 1784: 1-19.
2.South Carolina Moth Species
3.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
4.An annotated checklist of the Missouri Geometridae (Lepidoptera)
Roger L. Heitzman. 1973. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 12(3): 169-179.
5.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
6.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.
7.The Moth Book
W.J. Holland. 1968. Dover.