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Species Cochisea sinuaria - Hodges#6650

Kind of like a giant Eupithecia! - Cochisea sinuaria Product of a Particularly homely very large geo cat I assumed was Biston.  - Cochisea sinuaria - female Cochisea sinuaria Large moth, face hidden - Cochisea sinuaria - male Large moth, face hidden - Cochisea sinuaria - male large moth - Cochisea sinuaria - female Moth - Cochisea sinuaria    - Cochisea sinuaria
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Bistonini
Genus Cochisea
Species sinuaria (Cochisea sinuaria - Hodges#6650)
Hodges Number
6650
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cochisea sinuaria Barnes & McDunnough, 1916
Size
Wingspan 5 cm.
Identification
Forewings wings are pale gray with narrow wavy black lines.
Range
Oregon to Arizona.
Food
The larval host is Arctostaphylos sp. (manzanita).
See Also
Cochisea sonomensis - with wings that are dark gray with broad black lines.
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 174. (1)
Rindge, F.H., 1975. A revision of the New World Bistonini, (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 156(2). (2)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.A revision of the New World Bistonini, (Lepidoptera, Geometridae).
Frederick H. Rindge. 1975. American Museum of Natural History 156(2):.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems