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Species Tornos scolopacinaria - Dimorphic Gray - Hodges#6486

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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 Ennominae
Tribe Boarmiini
Genus Tornos
Species scolopacinaria (Dimorphic Gray - Hodges#6486)
Hodges Number
6486
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tornos scolopacinaria (Guenée, [1858])
Lepiodes scolopacinaria Guenée, [1858] (1250)
Size
Wingspan: ♂ 21-29 mm, ♀ 23-30 mm. (1)
Range
Eastern half of the United States, from Long Island, southern Connecticut, southern Pennsylvania, and southern Wisconsin south to Georgia and Texas and west to central Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. (1)
Season
All year in the south.
Food
Aster, Coreopsis (1)
Remarks
Southern moths more variable.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A Revision of the genus Tornos (Morrison) Lepidoptera, Geometridae
Frederick H. Rindge. 1954. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 104(2): 1-39.