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Species Eupithecia bryanti - Hodges#7480

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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 bryanti (Eupithecia bryanti - Hodges#7480)
Hodges Number
7480
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia bryanti Taylor, 1906 (1)
Phylogentic sequence #910329
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of Lepidoptera breeder and collector Theodore Bryant (1871-1946) of Wellington, British Columbia, who took the first specimens. (2)
Size
Forewing length 9-10 mm. (3)
Wingspan about 18 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References.
Range
Yukon and British Columbia, east to western Alberta, south to California. (3)
Types: near Stickeen River, British Columbia (Theodore Bryant, 13-29 July, 1905).
Food
Larval host is willow (Salix). (4), (3)
See Also
E. obumbrata
Print References
Taylor, G.W. 1906. Some new Geometridae from British Columbia. The Canadian Entomologist 392 (1)
Works Cited
1.Some new Geometridae from British Columbia.
George. W. Taylor. 1906. The Canadian Entomologist 38(12): 389-405.
2.Butterflies of British Columbia
Crispin S. Guppy, Jon H. Shepard. 2001. UBC Press.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.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.