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Species Psamatodes everiata - Hodges#6333

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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 Macariini
Genus Psamatodes
Species everiata (Psamatodes everiata - Hodges#6333)
Hodges Number
6333
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psamatodes everiata – (Guenée, [1858])
Macaria everiata
*Phylogentic sequence #334100
Numbers
One of five Psamatodes species are found in America north of Mexico
Size
wingspan: 24mm based on Moth Photographer Group photograph (1)
Food
Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) (from Southwestmoths.org)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 177; pl. 4.13-17. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page with photographs of pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned adult and related species to compare.
Southwestmoths.org - species page with larval photos
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.