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Species Lambdina laeta - Hodges#6891

Geometrid - Lambdina laeta - male Geometrid - Lambdina laeta - female Geometrid - Lambdina laeta - female Lambdina laeta Lambdina laeta - female Lambdina laeta - female Lambdina laeta - female Lambdina laeta - female
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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Lambdina
Species laeta (Lambdina laeta - Hodges#6891)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lambdina laeta (Hulst 1900) (1)
Therina laeta Hulst 1900 (1), (107)
Ellopia laeta (Hulst 1916)
Ellopia flavilincaria (Barnes, 1913)
There are nine named species of Lambdina in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan 27-32 mm. (2)
Hulst (1900) listed a wingspan of 27 mm.
Specimen identified by DNA (BOLD) (3)
Arizona, New Mexico into Mexico.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Records of adults are mostly from May to November. (2)
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hulst, G.D., 1900. Some new species of Geometridae. The Canadian Entomologist, 32: 107.