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Species Carptima hydriomenata - Hodges#7281

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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 Carptima
Species hydriomenata (Carptima hydriomenata - Hodges#7281)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carptima hydriomenata Pearsall, 1906
Carptima hydriomenata is the only member of the genus found north of Mexico.
Pearsall (1906) listed the wingspan 34-35 mm.
Holotype: U.S.A.: Arizona, Cochise County, Palmerlee.
The main flight period is June to October. (Pearsall), (1)
Larval host is unknown.
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Pearsall, R.F. 1906. List of Geometridae collected on the museum expeditions to Utah, Arizona and Texas, with descriptions of new species. Science Bulletin of the Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences. 1(8): 210.