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Species Protitame subalbaria - Hodges#6266

Protitame matilda - Protitame subalbaria - female Protitame subalbaria Protitame subalbaria 6266  - Protitame subalbaria - female 6266  - Protitame subalbaria - female Protitame subalbaria? - Protitame subalbaria Unknown Moth - Protitame subalbaria - male geometer moth - Protitame subalbaria? - Protitame subalbaria - female
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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 Cassymini
Genus Protitame
Species subalbaria (Protitame subalbaria - Hodges#6266)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Protitame subalbaria (Packard, 1873)
Acidalia subalbaria Packard, 1873
Protitame matilda (Dyar, 1904)(1)
There are three species of the genus Protitame in America north of Mexico. (1)
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length. (1)
♂ 12-14 mm.
♀ 10-14 mm.
Southern California to Wyoming, British Columbia and Alberta. (2)
The main flight period is May to September. (3)
The larvae feed on aspen and willow. (3)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae (part: Abaxini, Cassymini, Macariini). The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 44; pl. 1.27-28. (1)
Packard Jr., A.S., 1873. Californian Phalaenidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History,16: 28.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 204; plate 27, fig. 18. (3)