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Species Rindgea maricopa - Hodges#6369

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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 Macariini
Genus Rindgea
Species maricopa (Rindgea maricopa - Hodges#6369)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rindgea maricopa (Hulst, 1898)
Diastictis maricopa Hulst, 1898 (1)
Semiothisa maricopa
Semiothisa sirenata, McDunnough, 1939
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet Maricopa is from the county in central Arizona named for the native Maricopa people.
Rindgea includes thirteen species in America north of Mexico.(2)
Forewing length 10-13.5 mm. (2)
California to Nevada to western and south Texas.(2)
Normally found in lower canyon and desert conditions but has been collected at 7800' in the Santa Catalina Mountains of California.(2)
California adults have been found all months except September. Arizona year round. Texas adults are found May to June, and September to November.(2)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C. 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 17.2, p. 334; pl. 8.39-43. (2)
Hulst, G.D. 1898. Descriptions of new genera and species of the geometrina of North America. Canadian Entomologist 30(6):164. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new genera and species of the Geometrina of North America
George D. Hulst. 1898. The Canadian Entomologist 30(6-8): 158-164.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.