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Species Digrammia cinereola - Hodges#6363.2

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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 Ennominae
Tribe Macariini
Genus Digrammia
Species cinereola (Digrammia cinereola - Hodges#6363.2)
Hodges Number
6363.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Digrammia cinereola (Hulst, 1896)
Diastictis cinereola Hulst, 1896 (1)
syn. Semiothisa excurvata (Packard, 1874)
Numbers
There are more than 49 species of the genus Digrammia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Digrammia cinereola septemberata (southern Arizona and southern New Mexico.)
Digrammia cinereola cinereola
Size
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length of both sexes as 13-16 mm. (3)
Identification
Chuck Harp confirmed id.
Range
Western Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, California
Food
Ferguson (2008) listed several species of Juniperus. (3)
Juniperus monosperma
J. pinchotii
J. deppeana
See Also
Several other Digrammia sp. are very similar.
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 272; pl. 7.8-11.(3)
Hulst, G.D., 1896. Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the America Entomological Society, 23 : 335. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species
George D. Hulst. 1896. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 245-386.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.