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Species Digrammia nubiculata - Hodges#6371

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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 Ennominae
Tribe Macariini
Genus Digrammia
Species nubiculata (Digrammia nubiculata - Hodges#6371)
Hodges Number
6371
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Digrammia nubiculata (Packard, 1876)
Phasiane nubiculata Packard, 1876 (1)
Numbers
There are 49 named species of the genus Digrammia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length. (3)
♂ 12-14 mm.
♀ 10-14 mm.
Identification
Forewings gray, heavily dusted with darker scales and have three or four subparallel transverse lines. The transverse lines are not as boldly defined as those in D. curvata. (3)
The original description as Phasiane nubiculata Packard, is available online in the print references. (1)
Revised description by Ferguson (2008). (3)
Range
Southern British Columbia to Montana, south to eastern California, northern Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado. (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Several flights from March to September. (2), (3)
Food
Ferguson (2008) reported larvae have been reared on Chrysothamnus sp. (rabbitbrush). (3)
See Also
Digrammia curvata

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Print References
Ferguson, D.C. 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 253; plate 6, figs. 35-37. (3)
Packard, A.S. 1876. Monograph of the Geometrid or Phalaenidae of the U.S., in F.V. Hayden Report of the Geological Survey of the Territories. 10. p. 267, plate 13, fig. 45. (1)
Works Cited
1.A Monograph of the Geometrid or Phalaenidae of the United States.
A. S. Packard. 1876. United States Geological Survey of the Territories 10: 1-599.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems