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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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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
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).
Wingspan: ♂ 21-30 mm, ♀ 28-32 mm. (1)
Adult - see Rindge's description in Print References below.
Southeastern Arizona south into Mexico. (1)
Type locality: Baboquivari Mountains, Pima County, Arizona.
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.