Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pearsall, 1911 (1)
Chlorochlamys rubromediaria Cassino & Swett, 1925
Chlorochlamys hespera Sperry, 1951
Original description online: 206
Adults - usually green, but may also be brown, rust, or, rarely cream. (3)
Larvae - yellow green with vague lighter lines and a yellow head. (3)
, Nevada, and Utah(5)
, east to Oklahoma(6)
and the coast of Texas(7)
Moth Photographers Group
- large map with some distribution data.
Most records are from mid-March to early October. (3)
which has thinner and more sinuous am and pm lines.
Chlorochlamys triangularis which has white transverse lines instead of yellow.
Compare to others on the archived photos of living moths
plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Cassino, S.E. & L.W. Swett, 1925. Some new Geometridae. The Lepidopterist
Ferguson, D.C., 1969. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Geometrinae of America north of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera). Peabody Museum of Natural History Yale University Bulletin
Ferguson, D.C., 1985. The Moths of America North of Mexico
, Fascicle 18.1: Geometroidea, Geometridae (Part), Geometrinae. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 107; pl. 4.34-41.(1)
Pearsall, R.F., 1911. New geometrid genus, and a new species from the extreme southwest. The Canadian Entomologist
, 43(6): 206
Powell, J.A., & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America
. University of California Press, pl.31.22, p.221.(3)