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Species Tornos benjamini - Hodges#6483

Tornos benjamini Brown geometer moth on leaf - Tornos benjamini - female Geometrid Moth - Tornos benjamini Tornos benjamini Tornos benjamini  Tornos benjamini - Tornos benjamini - female Arizona Moth - Tornos benjamini - male
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Tornos
Species benjamini (Tornos benjamini - Hodges#6483)
Hodges Number
6483
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tornos benjamini Cassino & Swett, 1925
* phylogenetic sequence #192075
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of entomologist Foster Hendrickson Benjamin (1895-1936).
Size
Wingspan: ♂ 21-30 mm, ♀ 28-32 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - see Rindge's description in Print References below.
Range
Southeastern Arizona south into Mexico. (1)
Type locality: Baboquivari Mountains, Pima County, Arizona.
Food
Unknown.
Print References
Cassino, S.E. & L.W. Swett, 1925. Some new Geometridae. The Lepidopterist 4(6-7): 43
Rindge, F.H. 1954. A Revision of the genus Tornos Morrison (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum of Natural History Bulletin 104(2): 204 (available at AMNH) (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A Revision of the genus Tornos (Morrison) Lepidoptera, Geometridae
Frederick H. Rindge. 1954. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 104(2): 1-39.