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Species Nemoria bifilata - White-barred Emerald Moth - Hodges#7045

Unknown Emerald moth - Nemoria bifilata Nemoria bifilata No. 79 Nemoria bifilata-7045 or other? - Nemoria bifilata - female Emerald Moth - Nemoria bifilata Hodges#7033 - Nemoria bifilata - male White-barred Emerald Moth – (Walker, [1863])  - Nemoria bifilata Synchlora? - Nemoria bifilata - male unknown moth - Nemoria bifilata - 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 Geometrinae (Emeralds)
Tribe Nemoriini
Genus Nemoria
Species bifilata (White-barred Emerald Moth - Hodges#7045)
Hodges Number
7045
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nemoria bifilata (Walker, [1863]) (1)
Anisodes bifilata Walker, 1862
Racheospila abdominaria (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)
Identification
Original description as Anisodes bifilata Walker 1585.
Description as Racheospila abdominaria (Barnes & McDunnough) 218.
Eastern specimens often have a wide white dorsal stripe. Instead of the spotted form found in Texas, Oklahoma.(1)
spotted dorsal of abdomen


wide white stripe of eastern specimens
Range
Southeastern United States.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
February to September; year round in Florida. (2)
Food
Early stages and host plant are unknown. (1)
See Also
Nemoria bistriaria(1)

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Nemoria lixaria(1)
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1917. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. p. (218)
Ferguson, D.C. 1969. A Revision of the Moths of the Subfamily Geometrinae of America North of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera). (3)
Ferguson, D.C., 1985. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 18.1: p. 60; pl. 2.74-76, 3.1-5.(1)
Walker, F. 1862. List of the specimens of Lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum of Natural History, p. (1585)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 18.1. Geometroidea, Geometridae (Part), Geometrinae
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1985. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Geometrinae of America north of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera)
Douglas C. Ferguson. 1969. Peabody Museum of Natural History Yale University Bulletin 29.