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Species Nemoria zygotaria - Hodges#7040

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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 Geometrinae (Emeralds)
Tribe Nemoriini
Genus Nemoria
Species zygotaria (Nemoria zygotaria - Hodges#7040)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nemoria zygotaria (Hulst, 1886) (1)
Aplodes zygotaria Hulst, 1886
There are thirty-six named species of Nemoria in America north of Mexico. (2), (1)
Forewing length (1)
♂ 11-12.5 mm.
♀ 11.5-14 mm.
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)
US range limited to central and south Texas(3). (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Several broods per year. Adults have been recorded all months except December and August. (1)
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.
Internet References