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Species Lytrosis unitaria - Common Lytrosis - Hodges#6720

Large Wood Chip-like Moth - Lytrosis unitaria Lytrosis unitaria - male Moth 1 - Lytrosis unitaria - male Lytrosis unitaria - male Common Lytrosis - Hodges#6720 - Lytrosis unitaria - male Inchworm pretending to be a hazelnut twig - Lytrosis unitaria Zale-ish geometrid - Lytrosis unitaria Lytrosis unitaria
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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 Angeronini
Genus Lytrosis
Species unitaria (Common Lytrosis - Hodges#6720)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lytrosis unitaria (Herrich-Schäffer)
Orig. Comb: Boarmia unitaria Herrich-Schäffer 1854
Forewing length 21 to 30 mm., females larger than males
Eastern North America - Map (MPG)(1)
Pin oak Quercus palustris, hawthorn Crataegus, sugar maple Acer saccharum
See Also
Lytrosis sinuosa - Wings are various shades of brown or yellowish brown with the median area being concolorous with the basal area of the wing. (2)
Print References
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.A revision of the moth genus Lytrosis (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1971. American Museum Novitates, 2474: 1-21.
3.Lytrosis (Hulst) of Louisiana
Vernon Antoine Brou Jr. 2005. Southern Lepidopterists' News, 27:7.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems