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Species Snowia montanaria - Hodges#6875

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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 Snowia
Species montanaria (Snowia montanaria - Hodges#6875)
Hodges Number
6875
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Snowia montanaria Neumoegen, 1884
Numbers
Parsons et al. (1999) listed Snowia montanaria as the only species in the genus.
Size
Neumoegen (1884) listed a wingspan of 42 mm.
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length 16-18 mm. (1)
Identification
Distinctive bold dark AM and PM lines.
Range
Arizona and Utah to Colorado(2), southern Wyoming and eastern Oregon.(3), (1)
Habitat
6,000 to near 10,000 ft. elevations. (1)
Season
The single flight period is early June to early August.(1)
Print References
Neumoegen, B. 1884. New Heterocera from various parts of our continent. Papilio 4. 96.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 217; plate 30, fig. 10. [/b](1)