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Species Macaria colata - Speranza colata - Hodges#6308

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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 Macaria
Species colata (Speranza colata - Hodges#6308)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Speranza colata (Grote(1), 1881)
Phasiane colata Grote, 1881
Selidosema correllatum Hulst, 1896
Diastictis sericeata Hulst, 1898
formerly in Itame
formerly in Macaria
There are 50 species of the genus listed for America north of Mexico. (2)
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length. (2)
♂ 12-14 mm.
♀ 11-13 mm.
Grote (1881) description as Phasiane colata is online in the print references.
Purshia glandulosa (desert bitterbush). (3)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 114; pl. 2.50-54. (2)
Grote, A.R. 1881. Papilio 1. p. 167.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009 Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 206; plate 27, fig. 39. (4)
Internet References