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Species Aplogompha polymygmata - Hodges#6669.1

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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 Baptini
Genus Aplogompha
Species polymygmata (Aplogompha polymygmata - Hodges#6669.1)
Hodges Number
6669.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aplogompha polymygmata (Dyar, 1919)
Molybdogompha polymygmata Dyar, 1919
Numbers
The only Molybdogompha species found in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 17 mm. (Dyar)
Identification
The original description of Molybdogompha polymygmata Dyar, is available online in the print references below.
Range
Southernmost Texas to Mexico. (1)
Season
Adults are most common from September to December. (Dyar), (1)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1919. Some new tropical American moths. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus. 82.
Ferguson, D.C., 1986. Four new United States records of moths from Texas. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 40: 353-354.