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Species Spargania viridescens - Spargania viredescens - Hodges#7309

Geometrid - Spargania viridescens Spargania viridescens - female Spargania viridescens - female Larva Day 10 - Spargania viridescens Larva Day 15 - Spargania viridescens Spargania viridescens Spargania viridescens Arizona Moth - Spargania viridescens
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Spargania
Species viridescens (Spargania viredescens - Hodges#7309)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Spargania viridescens (Grossbeck, 1910)
Hydriomena viridescens Grossbeck, 1910
Spargania has 5 species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan 23-26 mm. (Grossbeck)
The original description as Hydriomena viridescens Grossbeck is available online in the print references below.

Determined by Noel McFarland.
California(2) to Utah(3), Colorado and New Mexico. (4), (5), (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
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
Internet References