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Species Venusia duodecemlineata - Hodges#7426

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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 Asthenini
Genus Venusia
Species duodecemlineata (Venusia duodecemlineata - Hodges#7426)
Hodges Number
7426
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Venusia duodecemlineata Packard, 1873
Venusia duodecimlineata
Nomenia duodecimlineata
Nomenia unipecta Pearsall, 1906
Larentia duodecimlineata Packard, 1873
Phylogenetic Sequence # 910270
Size
wingspan ≈ 22 mm
Identification
Specimens identified by DNA analysis:
Range
western (BC south to CA, east to AZ, NM) (1)(2)
Life Cycle
Larva, larva, adult:
See Also
Other species of Venusia look very similar.