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Species Spargania viridescens - Spargania viredescens - Hodges#7309

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Spargania
Species viridescens (Spargania viredescens - Hodges#7309)
Hodges Number
7309
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Spargania viridescens (Grossbeck, 1910)
Hydriomena viridescens Grossbeck, 1910
Numbers
Spargania has 5 species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 23-26 mm. (Grossbeck)
Identification
The original description as Hydriomena viridescens Grossbeck is available online in the print references below.

Determined by Noel McFarland.
Range
California(2) to Utah(3), Colorado and New Mexico. (4), (5), (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most common from July to September. (1)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grossbeck, J.A. 1910. New species and one new genus of Geometridae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 18(4): 201
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