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Species Nepytia freemani - Western False Hemlock Looper - Hodges#6910

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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Nepytia
Species freemani (Western False Hemlock Looper - Hodges#6910)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nepytia freemani Munroe, 1963 (1)
There are 12 Nepytia species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan about 22 mm.
British Columbia and Alberta; Washington to Montana, and Utah. (3)
Montane coniferous forest.
Adults are most common from August to October. (4)
Larval host is Douglas fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco. (5)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. p. 217. (2)
Works Cited
1.A new species of Nepytia (Lepidoptera: Geometridae ), of economic importance to Douglas fir in British Columbia
Eugene Munroe. 1963. The Canadian Entomologist 95(4): 407-413.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Survey of Utah Moth Species
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.On the occurrence and biology of Nepytia freemani (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in Utah.
William H. Klein, Maxine W. Minnoch. 1971. The Canadian Entomologist 103(1): 119-124.