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Species Drepanulatrix carnearia - Hodges#6688

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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 Ennominae
Tribe Caberini
Genus Drepanulatrix
Species carnearia (Drepanulatrix carnearia - Hodges#6688)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Tephrosia carnearia Hulst, 1888
forewing length 12 - 14 mm (1)
Adults - from buff to orange yellow, more or less broadly suffused with pink, rose, purple, or blackish scales; rarely basal portion of wing from base to median line suffused with purple; cross lines distinct, sometimes rudimentary, rose to purple in color (2)
California to British Columbia and Idaho; Colorado? (2). Most abundant in the Sierra Nevada (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.A revision of the geometrid moths formerly assigned to Drepanulatrix (Lepidoptera)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 94(5).