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Species Glaucina nephos - Hodges#6506

Moth - Glaucina nephos
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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 Glaucina
Species nephos (Glaucina nephos - Hodges#6506)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glaucina nephos Rindge, 1959
* phylogenetic sequence #192675
Explanation of Names
Nephos is Greek for "clouds".
Forewing length 14-18 mm. (1)
Arizona, Colorado, and north To Idaho. (1), (2)
See Also
Glaucina platia - is more suffused with brown and nephos appears grayer. (1)
Glaucina spaldingata - see Rindge.
Print References
Rindge, F.H. 1959. A revision of the Glaucina, Synglochis, and Eubarnesa. Bulletin AMNH 118(6): 259-366, f.1-106, pl.23-27 (PDF) (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Glaucina, Synglochis, and Eubarnesia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick. H. Rindge. 1959. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 118: 265-365.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group