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Species Eusarca lutzi - Hodges#6932

Tenatative ID - Eusarca lutzi Moth (Eusarca lutzi), Mt Lemmon, AZ, 8-24-14 - Eusarca lutzi Moth01-Mt Lemmon - Eusarca lutzi Geometer probably--Pima - Eusarca lutzi Geometrid - Eusarca lutzi - male Geometrid - Eusarca lutzi - male
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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Eusarca
Species lutzi (Eusarca lutzi - Hodges#6932)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eusarca lutzi (W.S. Wright, 1920)
Euchlaena lutzi W.S. Wright, 1920 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #911375.00
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Dr. Frank E. Lutz, who in 1916 collected some of the first specimens as a part of the entomological survey of the western United States.
Wingspan about 25-27 mm. (1)
Early specimens are all from Pima County, Arizona (Sabino Basin, Coyote Mountains, Baboquivari Mountains).
Limited data suggests adults fly at least during July and August in southern Arizona.
Print References
Wright, W.S., 1920. Report on the Lepidoptera of the American Museum Expedition to Arizona, 1916 (Geometridae and Epiplemidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 42(14): 489. (1)