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Species Antiplecta triangularis - Hodges#7652

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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 Uraniidae (Swallowtail Moths)
Subfamily Epipleminae (Scoopwing Moths)
Genus Antiplecta
Species triangularis (Antiplecta triangularis - Hodges#7652)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Antiplecta triangularis Warren, 1906
Antiplecta has two described species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan about 16 mm. (Warren)
The original description of Antiplecta triangularis is available online in the print references below.
Photo identified by Ed Knudson, Texas Lepidoptera Survey.
Southern Texas and Mexico to South America. (2)
There are May and November records from Texas. (1)
Print References
Warren, 1906. Description of new genera and species of South American Geometrid moths No. 1456, Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 30: 401.
Internet References