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Species Nemoria zygotaria - Hodges#7040

Nemoria zygotaria (Nemoria zygotaria - Hodges#7040) - Nemoria zygotaria Nemoria zygotaria (Nemoria zygotaria - Hodges#7040) - Nemoria zygotaria - male Nemoria zygotaria - Hodges #7040 - Nemoria zygotaria Hodges#7040 (Nemoria zygotaria) ? - Nemoria zygotaria - male Nemoria zygotaria moth - Nemoria zygotaria Nemoria zygotaria moth - Nemoria zygotaria - male
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Classification
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 Geometrinae (Emeralds)
Tribe Nemoriini
Genus Nemoria
Species zygotaria (Nemoria zygotaria - Hodges#7040)
Hodges Number
7040
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nemoria zygotaria (Hulst, 1886) (1)
Aplodes zygotaria Hulst, 1886
Numbers
There are thirty-six named species of Nemoria in America north of Mexico. (2), (1)
Size
Forewing length (1)
♂ 11-12.5 mm.
♀ 11.5-14 mm.
Identification
Forewing: Outer margin is white. Thin white antemedial and postmedial lines with no terminal line.
The antennae are white and the dorsal surface of the body is solid green with no spots or markings.
The only all green species of Nemoria in Texas with no abdominal markings and green fringe.(1)
Range
US range limited to central and south Texas(3). (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Several broods per year. Adults have been recorded all months except December and August. (1)
Food
Early stages and host plant unknown. (1)
See Also
Compare to others on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Ferguson, D.C. 1969. A Revision of the Moths of the Subfamily Geometrinae of America North of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera). p. 87. (4)
Ferguson, D.C. 1985. The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 18.1 (Geometroidea: Geometridae). p. 56; pl. 2.45-48.(1)
Hulst, G.D. 1886. New species of Geometridae. No. 2. Entomologica Americana. 2: 121.
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