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Species Tacparia detersata - Pale Alder Moth - Hodges#6807

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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 detersata (Pale Alder Moth - Hodges#6807)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tacparia detersata (Guenée, [1858])
phylogenetic sequence # 911239
Three Tacparia species are found in America north of Mexico. (1)
eastern (1)
See Also
Tacparia atropunctata - (usually with a thick AM band and without a terminal line of dark dashes)

Tacparia zalissaria - (AM line faint-to-missing, may be reduced to about three or four dark dots)

Also, in tribe Ourapterygini, Prochoerodes forficaria - (with pointed hind-wings) (western distribution)