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Species Stenoporpia lea - Hodges#6477

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 Boarmiini
Genus Stenoporpia
Species lea (Stenoporpia lea - Hodges#6477)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stenoporpia lea Rindge, 1968 (1)
There are 23 named species of Stenoporpia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Forewing length: (1)
Spring generation 18-21 mm.
Summer generation 14-17 mm.
Southern Arizona and adjacent northern Mexico. (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Record of two broods from March to June and July to October. (2), (1)
Larval host is Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco. (Douglas-fir). (3), (4)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Rindge, F.H. 1968. A revision of the moth genus Stenoporpia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. p. 129; fig. 14; pl. 6.7; pl.12.4; pl.16.5. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the moth genus Stenoporpia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1968. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 140(2): 65-134.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Moths of Southeast Arizona
4.The larvae of some species of the genus Stenoporpia from Arizona (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).
Robert W. Poole. 1969. The Canadian Entomologist 101(7): 738-757.