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Species Hydriomena perfracta - Shattered Hydriomena - Hodges#7229

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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 Hydriomenini
Genus Hydriomena
Species perfracta (Shattered Hydriomena - Hodges#7229)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hydriomena perfracta Swett, 1910
Hydriomena autumnalis var. perfracta Swett, 1910
Hydriomena marmorata Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
Hydriomena centralis McDunnough, 1952
Hydriomena monoensis McDunnough, 1952
Explanation of Names
Hydriomena perfracta Swett, 1910, originally described as a variety of autumnalis Stroms, 1783, was treated as a full species in Barnes & McDunnough (1917).
Most individuals have a wide median band, that almost looks like it was colored in with red, (pink, orange or brown) water-color paint.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis:

widespread in NA (1)(2)
Type locality: Catskill Mts., NY.
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1917: 18. (3) (perfracta)
Barnes & McDunnough, 1917: 19. (3) (marmorata)
Forbes, 1948: 141. (4)
McDunnough, 1954: 258-260. (5)
Swett, 1910: 279. (6)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
4.The Lepidoptera of New York and neighboring states. Part II...
Forbes, W.T.M. 1948. Cornell University Agriculture Experimental Station Memoirs, 274: 1-263.
5.The Species of the Genus Hydriomena Occurring in America North of Mexico (Geometridae, Larentiinae).
McDunnough, James H. 1954. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 104(3): 241-358.
6.New Hydriomena Varieties
Swett, L.W. 1910. The Canadian Entomologist. 42(8): 277-283.