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Species Eupithecia macdunnoughi - Hodges#7512

Eupithecia of some kind? - Eupithecia macdunnoughi Eupithecia misturata ? - Eupithecia macdunnoughi Eupithecia macdunnoughi ? - Eupithecia macdunnoughi
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species macdunnoughi (Eupithecia macdunnoughi - Hodges#7512 )
Hodges Number
7512
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia macdunnoughi Rindge, 1952 (1)
syn. Eupithecia suspiciosata McDunnough, 1949 (2)
Numbers
There are more than 160 Eupithecia species in America north of Mexico.(3)
Size
Wingspan about 18 mm.
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
Range
California(5) to Arizona(6); (Colorado?). (7)
Season
Records of adults from January to August. (7)
Food
Unknown.
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)