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Species Cochisea rigidaria - Hodges#6642

Arizona Moth - Cochisea rigidaria Light Gray Fuzzy Moth - Cochisea rigidaria Moth sp. - Cochisea rigidaria Cochisea rigidaria Cochisea rigidaria Cochisea rigidaria Cochisea rigidaria - male
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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 rigidaria (Cochisea rigidaria - Hodges#6642)
Hodges Number
6642
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cochisea rigidaria Barnes & McDunnough, 1916 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 196250
Size
Wingspan 38-44 mm. (1)
Forewing length: ♂ 17-20 mm, ♀ 19-21 mm. (2)
Identification
Adult - original description and Ringe's redescription available in Print References. (1), (2)
Range
Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. (2)
Season
Adults fly from late August into November. (2)
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough 1916. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, 3(1): 29-30, pl.2, f.2,3 (1)
Rindge, F.H. 1975. A revision of the New World Bistonini, (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum of Natural History, 156(2): 91-93 (PDF)
Works Cited
1.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review 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.Moths of Southeast Arizona
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems