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Species Chloraspilates minima - Hodges#6701

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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 Caberini
Genus Chloraspilates
Species minima (Chloraspilates minima - Hodges#6701)
Hodges Number
6701
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chloraspilates minima (Hulst, 1898)
Caberodes minima Hulst, 1898
Numbers
One of two species found in America north of Mexico.
Size
Wingspan 22-28 mm. (1), (2)
Hulst (1898) listed a wingspan of 28 mm.(2)
Identification

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Range
Southern and western Texas to Arizona.
Food
Probable host is lotebush (Ziziphus obtusifolia).
See Also
Chloraspilates bicoloraria
Print References
Hulst, G.D. 1898. Descriptions of new genera and species of the Geometrina of North America. The Canadian Entomologist 30(8): 219. (2)