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Species Tornos abjectarius - Hodges#6487

Tornos abjectarius Hodges#6487 - Tornos abjectarius - female Hodges#6487 - Tornos abjectarius - female Tornos abjectarius - male Tornos abjectarius  - Tornos abjectarius - male Tornos abjectarius Tornos abjectarius - Hodges#6487 - Tornos abjectarius - male Tornos abjectarius - 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 Boarmiini
Genus Tornos
Species abjectarius (Tornos abjectarius - Hodges#6487)
Hodges Number
6487
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tornos abjectarius Hulst, 1887
Tornos rubiginosarius var. abjectarius Hulst, 1887
Numbers
Tornos abjectarius is one of seven species listed for America north of Mexico.
Identification
Range
disjunct distribution in southeast United States;
central Texas from Brownsville to Dallas; eastern Texas to New Orleans north to extreme eastern Nebraska and southeastern Iowa. Another population band from New Orleans to North Carolina and a small area in central Florida(1).
Print References
Hulst, G.D., 1887. New species of Geometridae, No. 3. Entomologica Americana 2(10): 192 (2)
Landau, D., Prowell, D. 1999. A Partial Checklist of Moths from Longleaf Pine Savannas in Louisiana (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University. (3)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
2.New species of Geometridae, No. 3.
George D. Hulst. 1887. Entomologica Americana 2(10): 185-192; (cont.) Entomologica Americana 2(11): 210-212.
3.A partial checklist of moths from mixed mesophytic hardwood forests in Louisiana (Insecta: Lepidoptera)
Deborah Landau, Dorothy Prowell. 1999. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 125(1+2): 139-150.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
6.Butterflies of North America