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Species Lytrosis sinuosa - Hodges#6721

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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 Angeronini
Genus Lytrosis
Species sinuosa (Lytrosis sinuosa - Hodges#6721 )
Hodges Number
6721
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Rindge, 1971
Explanation of Names
from the Latin sinuosus, referring to the sinuous nature of the t. p. line.
Size
forewing length 24 to 29 mm; femles larger than males
Range
from the Pine Barrens of southern New Jersey as far south as northern Florida and west to Mississippi (Rindge, 1971), Louisiana (Brou)
Season
adults from late April (in Florida) to mid July
See Also
distinguished from unitaria by having on its forewings more sinuous and more strongly represented t. a. and t. p. lines and by a paler, yellow median area that contrasts in color with both the basal and outer areas of the wings