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Species Entephria multivagata - Hodges#7301

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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 Entephria
Species multivagata (Entephria multivagata - Hodges#7301)
Hodges Number
7301
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Entephria multivagata (Hulst, 1881)
Scotosia multivagata Hulst, 1881
Size
Hulst (1881) reported the wingspan as 1.5" (38.1 mm.).
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length as 17-20 mm. (1)
Identification
Range
Western Alberta to southern British Columbia, Oregon, south to Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. (1)
Season
The adults are most common from June to early October. (1)
Food
The larval host plant is Picea glauca (white spruce) and most likely other spruce species because Picea glauca does not occur in all of this moths range (1)
See Also
Other Entephria species are similar.


Print References
Hulst, G.D., 1881. Descriptions of some new species of Geometridae. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 4(1): 27.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 225, pl. 32.13. (1)