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Species Eupithecia gelidata - Hodges#7538

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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 Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species gelidata (Eupithecia gelidata - Hodges#7538)
Hodges Number
7538
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia gelidata Möschler, 1860
Long list of synonyms. (1)
Identification
Genitalia:
Range
Widespread across northern North America, Europe and Asia.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Records of adults are mostly from May to August. (2), (1)
Food
Larval host is Ledum palustre L.
Print References
McDunnough, J.H. 1949. Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(8), p. 624; pl. 29.18; txt fig. 11a. (1)
Möschler, 1860. Wiener Entomologische Monatsschr. 4: 376.
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
James H. McDunnough. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(8).
2.North American Moth Photographers Group