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Species Tacparia zalissaria - Hodges#6805

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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 Lithinini
Genus Tacparia
Species zalissaria (Tacparia zalissaria - Hodges#6805)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tacparia zalissaria Walker, 1860
Tacparia deductaria (Walker, 1860)
Tacparia darlingtoni (Lemmer, 1937)
phylogenetic sequence # 200575
Three Tacparia species are found in America north of Mexico. MPG list
Wingspam about 28 mm.

Coastal areas from Texas to Florida and north to about Maryland.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Most records are from March through June.
See Also
Tacparia atropunctata - (usually with a thick AM band and without a terminal line of dark dashes)

Pale Alder Moth - Tacparia detersata - (with a terminal line of dark dashes)

Also, in tribe Ourapterygini, Prochoerodes forficaria - (with pointed hind-wings) (western distribution)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - collection map and photos of pinned adults. - collection map and photos of pinned adults.