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Species Petrophora divisata - Common Petrophora Moth - Hodges#6803

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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 Lithinini
Genus Petrophora
Species divisata (Common Petrophora Moth - Hodges#6803)
Hodges Number
6803
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Petrophora divisata Hübner, [1811]
syn.
P. extremaria (Walker, 1861)
P. ordinata (Walker, 1862)
Numbers
There are two Petrophora species in America north of Mexico.
Range
New York to Florida and east to southeastern Texas.
See Also
Petrophora subaequaria

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Ptichodis vinculum

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Colobochyla interpuncta
Print References
Hübner, J. 1806. Sammlung Exotischer Schmetterlinge. 1: pl. 207, fig. 1-4.