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Species Sabulodes huachuca - Hodges#6998

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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 Sabulodes
Species huachuca (Sabulodes huachuca - Hodges#6998)
Hodges Number
6998
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sabulodes huachuca Rindge, 1978
Explanation of Names
Named from the type location (Huachuca Mountains).
Numbers
There are ten species of the genus Sabulodes in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
The forewing length is 18-22 mm. (2)
Identification
Rindge's original description. (2)
Range
Southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico. (2)
Season
The adults are most common from March to October. (2)
See Also
Sabulodes mabelata can be separated from S. sericeata by its larger size, dark brown discal spot, and the bolder and angular post median line. (2) It does not appear to be verified south of the the Mogollon Rim - Steve Nanz, 8/4/2020.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.A revision of the genus Sabulodes (Lepidoptera, Geometridae).
Frederick H. Rindge. 1978. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 160(4): 193-292, f.1-154, tab.1.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Moths of Southeast Arizona