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Species Nemeris speciosa - Hodges#6876

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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 Ennominae
Tribe Ourapterygini
Genus Nemeris
Species speciosa (Nemeris speciosa - Hodges#6876)
Hodges Number
6876
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nemeris speciosa (Hulst, 1896)
Diastictis speciosa Hulst, 1896
Explanation of Names
Author: Hulst, 1896
Size
forewing length 14 - 20 mm
Identification
Adult description in PDF.(1)
Range
Colorado, Utah, northern Coconino County and the White Mountains of Arizona, New Mexico, and western Texas. Also, add Cochise county, Arizona based on DNA confirmed specimen her at BugGuide.
Season
Apparently with a single generation in Colorado, Utah, northern Coconino County and the White Mountains of Arizona, as the adults have been taken from late June into early August. The moths have been caught from May into September in New Mexico, and from March into October in western Texas; this indicates two or more broods per year in these states
Print References
Hulst, 1896. Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 23: 332.