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Species Tracheops bolteri - Hodges#6615

Geometridae - Tracheops bolteri moth - Tracheops bolteri Moth - Tracheops bolteri Carphoides setigera? - Tracheops bolteri Moth - Tracheops bolteri Tracheops bolteri? - Tracheops bolteri Tracheops bolteri Tracheops bolteri
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Tracheops
Species bolteri (Tracheops bolteri - Hodges#6615)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tracheops bolteri Hulst, 1896 (1)
* phylogenetic sequence #195550
Explanation of Names
Named after Andreas Bolter: the type specimen was from his collection.
The only species in the genus found in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan about 28-32 mm. (1), (2)
Specimens identified by DNA analysis:
Internet references can be found to its presence in New Mexico, Arizona and Texas.
See Also
Green Carphoides Moth - Carphoides setigera - (in Tribe Melanolophiini) looks very similar.
Print References
Hulst, G.D. 1896. A classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 366 (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.28.21m, p.210 (3)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
Moths of Southeastern Arizona: Geometridae    (Subfamily Ennominae, Tribe Boarmiini, no.71)
Works Cited
1.Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species
George D. Hulst. 1896. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 245-386.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.