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Species Eupithecia longipalpata - Hodges#7468

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species longipalpata (Eupithecia longipalpata - Hodges#7468)
Hodges Number
7468
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia longipalpata Packard, 1876
Phylogenetic sequence #910317
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet means "long palps," described as "very long, much longer than" an allied species.
Identification
Adult - McDunnough (1949) description. (1)
Larva - yellowish green with dark dorsal stripe, sometimes pale sub-dorsal lines, yellowish spiracular lines. (2)
Range
Pacific coast states north to British Columbia, common on Vancouver Island.
Food
Primarily Douglas Fir and Western Hemlock; may be found on other Pinaceae (e.g. firs and spruces). (2)
Print References
Packard, A.S. 1876. A monograph of the Geometrid or Phalaenidae of the United States. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories 56. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
James H. McDunnough. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(8).
2.Annotated list of forest insects of British Columbia, part 3 - Eupithecia spp., part 4 - Hydriomena spp. (Geometridae).
D.A. Ross & D. Evens. 1956. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of British Columbia.52: 36-39.
3.A Monograph of the Geometrid or Phalaenidae of the United States.
A. S. Packard. 1876. United States Geological Survey of the Territories 10: 1-599.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group