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Species Leptostales ferruminaria - Light-ribboned Wave - Hodges#7180

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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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Scopulini
Genus Leptostales
Species ferruminaria (Light-ribboned Wave - Hodges#7180)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Leptostales ferruminaria – (Zeller, 1872)
Acidalia ferruminaria – (Zeller, 1872)
ten Leptostales species are found in America north of Mexico
wingspan 15-20 mm
eastern North America west to Oklahoma and north to British Columbia.
See Also
Leptostales rubromarginaria
Print References
Hodges, Ronald W. (ed.), 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico (1)
Acidalia ferruminaria Zeller, 1872. Beiträge zur Kentniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter besonders der Microlepidopteren p. 478
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with photos of pinned adults and collection map. - pinned adults and map of collected specimens.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned adult and related species to compare.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.