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Species Macaria plumosata - Hodges#6296

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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 Macariini
Genus Macaria
Species plumosata (Macaria plumosata - Hodges#6296)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria plumosata (Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1917)
Speranza plumosata (Barnes and McDunnough, 1917)
Itame plumosata Barnes and McDunnough, 1917
Ferguson (2008) reports the forewing length. (2)
♂ 12-15 mm.
♀ 13-15 mm.
Ferguson (2008) reports the range to include Oregon, southern Columbia to Montana to Colorado, Arizona and California. (2)
montane areas with maple (Acer) species
Ferguson (2008) reports the flight period June to September. (2)
Ferguson (2008) reports the larvae feed on Acer (maple). (2)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1917. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 3. p. 237; plate 24, figs. 7, 8. (4)
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 136; plate 3, figs. 18-21. (2)
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
5.Moths of Southeast Arizona