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Species Tetracis mosesiani - Hodges#6961

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 Ourapterygini
Genus Tetracis (Slant-Lines)
Species mosesiani (Tetracis mosesiani - Hodges#6961)
Hodges Number
6961
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Synaxis mosesiani Sala [1971]
Synaxis is synonymized with Tetracis Ferris & Schmidt 2010 (1)
Size
forewing length 17 – 23 mm (1)
Range
Coastal California from near sea level to 3000’ (1)
Season
Adults fly October to early December (1)
Food
larval host is Lonicera hispidula (1)
See Also
Reliable separation of Tetracis mosesiani from T. jubararia is only by genitalic characters or DNA (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American genera Tetracis Guenée and synonymization of Synaxis Hulst with descriptions of three new ...
Clifford D. Ferris & B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. Magnolia Press Zootaxa 2347: 1–36.