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Species Homochlodes fritillaria - Pale Homochlodes - Hodges#6812

Caterpillar - Homochlodes fritillaria Pale Homochlodes - Homochlodes fritillaria Unidentified moth-29-Bayfield - Homochlodes fritillaria Homochlodes fritillaria moth - Homochlodes fritillaria Pale Homochlodes - Homochlodes fritillaria moth - Homochlodes fritillaria - male genitalia - Homochlodes fritillaria - 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 Lithinini
Genus Homochlodes
Species fritillaria (Pale Homochlodes - Hodges#6812)
Hodges Number
6812
Size
wingspan about 26 mm, based on Moth Photographers Group specimen
Identification
Remarks
Need notes on how to reliably distinguish Homochlodes fritillaria and H. lactispargaria from a photo.
Photos under H. fritillaria could be misplaced.
comparing images on the cbif.gc.ca., fritillaria has a row of distinct dark spots (the median line?) that go through the white spot on the FW. In lactispargaria these dots are barely discernible
See Also
Homochlodes lactispargaria (which is nearly identical) - at Moth Photographers Group
Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility - pinned photos of both Homochlodes fritillaria and H. lactispargaria for comparison.
Internet References
BOLD - species account with photograph of pinned adult.