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Species Eupithecia tenuata - Hodges#7559

Eupithecia tenuata - Hodges #7559 - Eupithecia tenuata Moth ID request. - Eupithecia tenuata
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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 tenuata (Eupithecia tenuata - Hodges#7559)
Hodges Number
7559
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia tenuata Hulst, 1880 (1)
Hulst originally described in Eupithecia and later attempted to placed in Eucymatoge. (1)
Numbers
There are more than 160 species of the genus Eupithecia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Identification
Hulst (1880) original description is available online in the print references.
Revised description in PDF (1949). (1)
Range
British Columbia to southern California and New Mexico. (3), (4), (2), (5), (1)
Season
The main flight period is June to August. (2), (1)
Two broods in British Columbia of June and July to August according to McDunnough. (1)
Food
Unknown. (1)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Eupitheciini of Canada. (6)
Print References
Hulst, G.D. 1880. Description of some new species of Geometridae. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society. 2(6): 45.
McDunnough. J.H. 1949. Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). p. 647; pl. 30.7; text fig 3c. (1)