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Species Eupithecia macdunnoughi - Hodges#7512

Eupithecia of some kind? - Eupithecia macdunnoughi Eupithecia misturata ? - Eupithecia macdunnoughi Eupithecia macdunnoughi ? - Eupithecia macdunnoughi Eupithecia macdunnoughi - female Eupithecia macdunnoughi - female Eupithecia macdunnoughi Eupithecia macdunnoughi - male Eupithecia macdunnoughi - 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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species macdunnoughi (Eupithecia macdunnoughi - Hodges#7512 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia macdunnoughi Rindge, 1952 (1)
syn. Eupithecia suspiciosata McDunnough, 1949 (2)
There are more than 160 Eupithecia species in America north of Mexico.(3)
Wingspan about 18 mm.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
California(5) to Arizona(6); (Colorado?). (7)
Records of adults from January to August. (7)
See Also
Many similar species that usually require dissection to determine.(3)
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
McDunnough, J.H. 1949. Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(8), p. 596; pl. 28, fig. 13, text fig. 7f. (2)