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Species Prorella desperata - Hodges#7619

Geometrid - Prorella desperata Geometrid - Prorella desperata Prorella desperata Prorella desperata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Prorella
Species desperata (Prorella desperata - Hodges#7619)
Hodges Number
7619
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prorella desperata (Hulst, 1896)
Gymnocelis desperata Hulst, 1896 (1)
Numbers
There are 15 named species of Prorella in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan 17-19 mm. (1)
Identification
Original description is online as Gymnocelis desperata (Hulst). (1)
Range
Arizona to Texas. (2)
Holotype from Blanco County, Texas. (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The main flight period appears to be August to September. (2), (1)
Food
Unknown.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species
George D. Hulst. 1896. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 245-386.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group