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Species Glaucina escaria - Hodges#6495

Moth - Glaucina escaria - male Tentative ID - Glaucina escaria - female
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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 escaria (Glaucina escaria - Hodges#6495)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glaucina escaria (Grote, 1882)
Tornos escaria Grote, 1882 (1)
Lepiodes escaria
Glaucina puellaria Dyar, 1907 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #910910.00
Forewing length 11-15 mm. (3)
Southern Arizona. (3) In his review of the genus Grossbeck included material from the deserts of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and California for Glaucina puellaria, now synonomyzed with escaria. Dr. Ed Knudson has confirmed sightings in Texas most often in the Rio Grande Valley, but occasionally in Uvalde Co. and in the Kerrville area.
Adults fly March through October. (3)
This is the type species for Glaucina.
Print References
Grossbeck, J.A., 1912. A review of the species comprising the Glaucina-Coenocharis Group. Bulletin AMNH 31: 381-407
Grote, A.R., 1882. New moths. The Canadian Entomologist 14(10): 186. (1)
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) (3)
Works Cited
1.New moths
A. R. Grote. 1882. The Canadian Entomologist, 14: 181-188.
2.New American moths
Harrison G. Dyar. 1907. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 15:.
3.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.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems