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Species Iridopsis humaria - Small Purplish Gray - Hodges#6584

Large Purplish Gray - Iridopsis humaria - male Small Purplish Gray - Iridopsis humaria - male Iridopsis humaria - male Small Purplish Gray  - Iridopsis humaria - male Geometrid? - Iridopsis humaria - male Small Purplish Gray  - Iridopsis humaria Iridopsis defectaria? - Iridopsis humaria - male Iridopsis defectaria - Iridopsis humaria - 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 Ennominae
Tribe Boarmiini
Genus Iridopsis
Species humaria (Small Purplish Gray - Hodges#6584)
Hodges Number
6584
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
Size
WS ≈ 24-28mm (1)
Identification
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
Mothguide.com - 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.