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Species Somatolophia pallescens - Hodges#6946

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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Somatolophia
Species pallescens (Somatolophia pallescens - Hodges#6946)
Hodges Number
6946
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Somatolophia pallescens McDunnough, 1940
Catascia haydenata ab. obliterata Warren, 1904 (1)
Somatolophia obliterata Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
Phylogenetic sequence #911389.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "pale, faded."
Size
Forewing length 15-25 mm. (1)
Range
Western Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona. (1), (2)
Season
The flight period includes the months April, July to October. (2)
Print References
Rindge, F.H. 1980. A revision of the moth genus Somatolophia (Lepidoptera,Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 165(3): 314, figs. 9, 28-31, 35. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A revision of the moth genus Somatolophia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1980. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 155(3): 291-334.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group