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Species Tornos erectarius - Hodges#6484

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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 Tornos
Species erectarius (Tornos erectarius - Hodges#6484)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tornos erectarius Grossbeck, 1909
Tornos pimensarius Cassino and Swett, 1923
Wingspan: ♂ 18-30 mm, ♀ 22-31 mm. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 14-16 mm. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range as coastal southern California and discontinuously to southeastern Arizona.(2)
Type locality: Santa Catalina Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona.
Powell & Opler (2009) stated the adults fly all months except January.(2)
* January record on Bug Guide.
Print References
Grossbeck, J.A., 1909. Some new species of American Geometridae. The Canadian Entomologist 41(5): 155
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of Callifornia Press. pl.27.46f, p.207 (2)
Rindge, F.H., 1954. A Revision of the genus Tornos Morrison (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 104(2): 214. (1)
Works Cited
1.A Revision of the genus Tornos (Morrison) Lepidoptera, Geometridae
Frederick H. Rindge. 1954. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 104(2): 1-39.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
5.Moths of Southeast Arizona