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Species Galenara lixaria - Hodges#6630

Geometrid - Galenara lixaria - female Galenara lixaria - female
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Melanolophiini
Genus Galenara
Species lixaria (Galenara lixaria - Hodges#6630)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Galenara lixaria (Grote (1), 1883)
Rindge (1964) reported the forewing length. (2)
♂ 17 - 21 mm.
♀ 18 -24 mm.
Rindge (1964) description in PDF. (2)
Rindge (1964) reported specimens from New Mexico and Arizona. (2)
Rindge (1964) reported a flight period of May through September. There are two broods peaking in June and September. (2)
See Also
Rindge (1964) stated "This species is very similar in maculation to lallata. It can be distinguished from that species by the outward bend of the t. a. line on the anal vein, by the sharp angle in both the median and t. p. lines at the cell, and by the brown scaling in the subterminal area." (2)
Print References
Rindge, F.H., 1964. A revision of the genera Carphoides, Paraphoides, and Galenara (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum Novitates 2189, p. 44; figs. 22, 24, 29. (2)