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Species Digrammia hebetata - Hodges#6394.1

Digrammia hebetata
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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 Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Ennominae
Tribe Macariini
Genus Digrammia
Species hebetata (Digrammia hebetata - Hodges#6394.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Digrammia hebetata (Hulst, 1881)
Phasiane hebetata Hulst, 1881
There are 49 named species of Digrammia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan about 30 mm. based on MPG photo. Ferguson (2008) did not mention the forewing length. (2)
The species has two forms, banded and unbanded. Both forms usually have a dark spot on the costa where the postmedial line begins.(2)
Sierra Nevada and Warner Mountains of California, the mountains of Utah and Colorado. (2)
See Also
Digrammia subminiata which has a reddish tint to the dark shading below the postmedial line and along the costa.
Print References
Bowman, K. 1921. Annotated checklist of the Macrolepidoptera of Alberta - additions 1920. The Canadian Entomologist, 53: 212.
Ferguson, D.C. 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, p. 298; pl. 7.44-46. (2)
Hulst, G.D. 1881. Descriptions of some new species of Geometridae, II. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 4(5-6): 34.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.