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Species Eriplatymetra grotearia - Hodges#6854

Moth #08-159 - Eriplatymetra grotearia - female Moth #08-161 - Eriplatymetra grotearia - female Moth #08-170 - Eriplatymetra grotearia - female Pero sp.? - Eriplatymetra grotearia - female Eriplatymetra grotearia Geometridae pale brown, dark brown speckles, lower narrow white line bordered on both sides by brown - Eriplatymetra grotearia - male Eriplatymetra grotearia? - Eriplatymetra grotearia - male Eriplatymetra grotearia
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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Eriplatymetra
Species grotearia (Eriplatymetra grotearia - Hodges#6854)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eriplatymetra grotearia (Packard, 1876)
Tetracis grotearia Packard 1876 (1)
syn. Eriplatymetra vidularia Grote, 1882
Eriplatymetra includes three species in America north of Mexico.
Wingspan approximately 30 mm.
Specimens identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Southwestern United States.
Life Cycle
larva; adult female:
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Packard, A.S. 1876. A monograph of the geometrid moths or Phalaenidae of the United States, 553. (1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems