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Species Stamnodes animata - Hodges#7366

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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 Stamnodini
Genus Stamnodes
Species animata (Stamnodes animata - Hodges#7366 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stamnodes animata (Pearsall, 1906)
Marmopteryx animata Pearsall, 1906
Wingspan 15-17 mm.(1)
Adult description in PDF. (2)
Eastern Oregon and eastern California to western Colorado. (3), (4), (5), (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Adults have been recorded from March to November. (5), (1)
Larval host is mountain mahogany, (Cercocarpus ledifolius). (2)
Life Cycle
Life history notes in PDF. (2)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Pearsall, 1906. Brooklyn Institute of Science Bulletin.. 1(8): 212-215.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, p. 226, pl. 32.28, 32.29. (1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Taxonomy, Life History, and Ecology of a Mountain-mahogany defoliator, Stamnodes animata (Pearsall), in Nevada
Malcolm M. Furniss, Douglas C. Ferguson, Kenneth W. Voget, J. Wayne Burkhardt, Arthur R. Tiedemann, John L. Oldemeyer. 1988. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service .
3.Survey of Utah Moth Species
4.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems