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

Hodges#7033 - Nemoria bifilata - male Hodges#7033 - Nemoria bifilata - male Nemoria bifilata White-barred Emerald Moth – (Walker, [1863])  - Nemoria bifilata White-barred Emerald Nemoria bifilata - Nemoria bifilata Synchlora? - Nemoria bifilata - male Pale green jewel! - Nemoria bifilata - male Nemoria bifilata bifilata - Nemoria bifilata
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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 Geometrinae (Emeralds)
Tribe Nemoriini
Genus Nemoria
Species bifilata (White-barred Emerald Moth - Hodges#7045)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nemoria bifilata (Walker, [1863]) (1)
Anisodes bifilata Walker, 1862
Racheospila abdominaria (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)
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
Southeastern United States.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
February to September; year round in Florida. (2)
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.