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Species Nemoria elfa - Cypress Emerald Moth - Hodges#7029

Emerald - Nemoria elfa - male Nemoria elfa First Instar - Nemoria elfa Nemoria elfa Nemoria elfa - male Nemoria elfa - Hodge's #7029 - Nemoria elfa Nemoria elfa Emerald sp? - Nemoria elfa - male Nemoria elfa
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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 Geometrinae (Emeralds)
Tribe Nemoriini
Genus Nemoria
Species elfa (Cypress Emerald Moth - Hodges#7029)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nemoria elfa Ferguson, 1969 (1), (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 206650
Ferguson (1985) listed the forewing length. (2)
Males 9-10 mm.
Females 9-12 mm.
Ferguson (1985) first reports the brown forms with red terminal line. (2)
See Also
Nemoria extremaria
Print References
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 29.(1)
Ferguson, D.C., 1985. The Moths of North America. Fascicle 18.1 Geometroidea, Geometridae (Part), Geometrinae. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 34; pl. 2.3-8.(2)