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Species Dysstroma colvillei - Hodges#7192

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Dysstroma
Species colvillei (Dysstroma colvillei - Hodges#7192)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dysstroma colvillei Blackmore, 1926 (1)
There are 14 species of the genus Dysstroma in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Forewing length 16-18 mm. (1)
Blackmore (1926) original description in PDF. (1)
Specimens identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
California to British Columbia, Alberta and Alaska. (5), (6)
The peak flight period appears to be May to August. (3)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Blackmore, E. H., 1926. Two new geometers from British Columbia, The Canadian Entomologist, 58(4): 100-103. (1)
Troubridge, J.T. & J.D. Lafontaine, 2004. Moths of Canada (Larentiinae: Hydriomenini). Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility. Photo plate in PDF(7)
Works Cited
1.Two new geometers from British Columbia
E. H. Blackmore. 1926. The Canadian Entomologist, 58(4): 100-103 .
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
5.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
6.A Checklist of the Moths of Alaska.
Ferris, C.D., J.J. Kruse, J.D. Lafontaine, K.W. Philip, B.C. Schmidt & D.S. Sikes. 2012. Zootaxa 3571: 1–25.
7.Moths of Canada (Larentiinae: Hydriomenini)
J. T. Troubridge, J. D. Lafontaine . 2004. Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility.