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Species Nepytia umbrosaria - Hodges#6899

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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Nepytia
Species umbrosaria (Nepytia umbrosaria - Hodges#6899)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nepytia umbrosaria (Packard, 1873)
Cleora umbrosaria Packard, 1873
Adult: wingspan ≈ 33 mm (1)
Larva: Mature larvae reach a length of about 35 mm.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis:
Found in Arizona, British Columbia, California, Oklahoma, Oregon and Washington. (1)
Adults are on wing from late July to early August (1)
Larvae feed from April to June, on the foliage of Abies amabilis, Abies grandis, Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca and Tsuga heterophylla. (1)
Life Cycle
Species overwinters as a mid-instar larva. Pupation takes place in June (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – species page (2)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (3)
Wikipedia - brief description (1)