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Species Iridopsis humaria - Small Purplish Gray - Hodges#6584

Large Purple? - Iridopsis humaria Iridopsis humaria - male Geometrid Moth - Iridopsis humaria Small Purplish Gray  - Iridopsis humaria - male small purplish gray - Iridopsis humaria geometrid 1 - Iridopsis humaria - male Small Purplish Gray - Hodges#6584 - Iridopsis humaria Small Purplish Gray (Iridopsis humaria) - Iridopsis humaria
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Iridopsis
Species humaria (Small Purplish Gray - Hodges#6584)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Iridopsis humaria (Guenée, [1858])
original combination Boarmia humaria Guenée, [1858]
syn. Boarmia intraria Guenée, 1857
= Cymatophora humaria; in Packard (1876) Rep. U.S. Geol. Geog. Surv. Territ. 10: 425
= Synopsia humaria; in Gumppenberg (1892)
= Selidosema humarium; in Hulst (1896); in Barnes & McDunnough (1917) Cont. Nat. Hist. Lep. N. Am. 2 (5): 210
= Cleora humarium
= Anacamptodes humaria; in McDunnough (1920); redescription in Rindge (1966) Bull. USNM 132 (3): 215
* phylogenetic sequence #194750
WS ≈ 24-28mm (1)
Adult: Resembles Large Purplish Gray except smaller, with a more rounded FW. Indistinct median line merges with PM near inner margin. (1)
Print References
Rindge FH (1966) Revision of the Moth genus Anacamptodes. Bulletin of the USNM 132 (3): 175-244, pl. 22-25 (34Mb PDF)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens - species description and distribution
E. H. Strickland Museum – species description
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.