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Species Eulithis xylina - Hodges#7207

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Eulithis
Species xylina (Eulithis xylina - Hodges#7207)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eulithis xylina (Hulst, 1896)
Neolexia xylina (Hulst, 1896)
one of twenty-seven species in the genus for North America north of Mexico.(1)
forewing length 15-18 mm.(1)
Alaska south to central California to northern New Mexico and north to western Alberta.(1)
Adults fly July to September. (1)
See Also
As of 12/2/2015, the BOLD page for this species contains two BIN clusters which in turn contain specimens identified as others species. These species may not be separable without DNA or dissection:
BOLD:AAA2493: E. serrataria, E. xylina, E. explanata, Antepirrhoe semiatrata - This BIN appears to be of E. xylina. Examples of E. explanata and Antepirrhoe semiatrata appear to be misidentification. Examples of E. serrataria are grouped together in their own branch of the taxon tree.
BOLD:AAA1505: E. xylina, E. destinata, E. flavibrunneata - This BIN appears to be of E. destinata and other species in this BIN may be misidentified.
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 223; plate 31, fig. 38.(1)
Hulst, 1896. A Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 28: 278