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Species Psamatodes trientata - Hodges#6332.1

Psamatodes trientata - Hodges #6332.1  - Psamatodes trientata Psamotodes trientata - Hodges 6332.1? - Psamatodes trientata 6332.1 - Psamatodes trientata Psamatodes trientata - male #6332.1 - Psamatodes trientata? - Psamatodes trientata
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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 Macariini
Genus Psamatodes
Species trientata (Psamatodes trientata - Hodges#6332.1 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psamatodes trientata (Herrich-Schäffer, 1870)
Macaria trientata Herrich-Schäffer, 1870
Forewing length about 15 mm.(1)
Smaller and browner than Psamatodes abydata and lacks the bolder dark dots lining the postmedial line.
The black extramedial spot usually found on P. abydata is very reduced in the female P. trientata and is lacking in the males.
Southern Texas and Florida.
Greater Antilles, Mexico and Central America.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with some collection dates.
See Also
Print References
Ferguson, D. C., 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 175; pl. 4.10-12.(1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map and pinned adults. (several of the photos appear to be Psamatodes abydata)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.