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Species Hypomecis gnopharia - Hodges#6440

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 Hypomecis
Species gnopharia (Hypomecis gnopharia - Hodges#6440)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypomecis gnopharia (Guenée, [1858])
Boarmia gnopharia Guenée, 1857
Pseudoboarmia gnopharia (Guenée, [1858])
The genus Hypomecis includes five species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Hypomecis gnopharia is difficult to distinguish from H. umbrosaria by photos.
The antennae of the male Hypomecis gnopharia have 41-47 segments. (2)
H. umbrosaria males have 42-49 segments. (2)
Heppner (2003) included New Jersey to Florida, Missouri to Texas. (3)
Heppner (2003) reported adults from March to October. (3)
Heppner (2003) listed the larval host plant as Quercus (oak). (3)
Print References
Rindge, F.H. 1973. A revision of the North American species of the genus Pseudoboarmia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum Novitates, 2514: 20; figs. 5, 6, 9, 10, 14, 16, 20, 23-25. (2)
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.A revision of the North American species of the genus Pseudoboarmia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) [Hypomecis]
Frederick H. Rindge. 1973. American Museum Novitates, 2514: .
3.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems