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Species Grossbeckia semimaculata - Hodges#7283

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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 Grossbeckia
Species semimaculata (Grossbeckia semimaculata - Hodges#7283)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grossbeckia semimaculata Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1912
Grossbeckia semimaculata is the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan about 35 mm.
Southern Arizona to western Texas. (3), (4)
Adults are most common from June to November. (4)
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1912. New species and genera of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 44: 125.
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.Moths of Southeast Arizona
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems