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Species Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - Hodges#6681

Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - female Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - male Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia? - Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - male Arizona Moth - Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - male Moth - Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - female Geometridae: Eudrepanilatrix rectifascia - Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - male 6681  - Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - male Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - male
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Caberini
Genus Eudrepanulatrix
Species rectifascia (Eudrepanulatrix rectifascia - Hodges#6681)
Hodges Number
6681
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Diastictis rectifascia Hulst, 1896
Explanation of Names
rectifascia is derived from Latin meaning Straight Banded (1)
Size
wingspan 22 - 30 mm, females generally smaller than males (2)
Identification
Adults - cream white through pinkish, pinkish brown to gray, sometimes slightly darker subterminally; basal, antemedian, and median lines lacking; discal dot round, dark, prominent (2)
Specimens identified by DNA analysis:


Larvae - light grey with a geminate brown middorsal line. Miller and Hammond report green larvae with faint white lines in the Pacific Northwest (3)
Range
California north to Washington and west to northern Idaho including adjacent Canadian border areas (2), Arizona and Colorado (3)
Season
two flights between late-February and mid-August
Food
buckthorn Ceanothus (Rhamnaceae) (3)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.A revision of the geometrid moths formerly assigned to Drepanulatrix (Lepidoptera)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 94(5).
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.