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Species Prionomelia spododea - Hodges#6613

6027664 - Prionomelia spododea Moth - Prionomelia spododea Prionomelia spododea? - Prionomelia spododea 6027670 moth - Prionomelia spododea Prionomelia spododea Digrammia sp. - Prionomelia spododea Moth  - Prionomelia spododea Prionomelia spododea? - Prionomelia spododea
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Prionomelia
Species spododea (Prionomelia spododea - Hodges#6613)
Hodges Number
6613
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prionomelia spododea (Hulst, 1896)
Merisma spododea Hulst, 1896 (1)
* Phylogenetic sequence #195500
Numbers
There are two named species of Prionomelia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Forewing length 13-17 mm. (1)
Identification
Range
Utah and northwestern Wyoming to Coahuila and Durango, Mexico. (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data. (2)
Season
Adults reported from June through September. (1)
Food
Larval host is unknown. (1)
Print References
Powell, J. A., and P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 28.20; p. 210. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photos and map with some distribution data. (2)
Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) - species account with collection map and pinned adults.
Moths of Southeastern Arizona - listed with link to pinned adults.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group