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Species Tetracis barnesii - Hodges#6959

Tetracis barnesii - Hodges #6959 - Tetracis barnesii
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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Tetracis (Slant-Lines)
Species barnesii (Tetracis barnesii - Hodges#6959)
Hodges Number
6959
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tetracis barnesii (Hulst, 1896) (1)
Gonodontis barnesii Hulst, 1896 (2)
Synonym
Synaxis barnesii McDunnough, 1938.
Numbers
Size
Forewing length 19-23 mm.
Identification
Sinuous postmedial line is smeared basally at the costal margin and is bordered along the length outwardly by a thin pale yellow-ochre line. (1)
Range
Central Arizona, California Sierras and parts of Colorado, Utah, Montana and Oregon. (1)
Habitat
High desert riparian canyons to dry coniferous forest at elevations of 5,100-6,250' (1)
Food
The host plant and immature stages are unknown. (1)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group (3)
Print References
Hulst, G.D. 1896. A classification of the Geometrina, of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 23(3): 274. (2)
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.
2.Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species
George D. Hulst. 1896. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 245-386.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group