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Species Rindgea flaviterminata - Hodges#6412

Digrammia cf. flaviterminata - Rindgea flaviterminata 6412     (Rindgea flaviterminata) - Rindgea flaviterminata Moth - Rindgea flaviterminata Brown Moth - Rindgea flaviterminata Hodges#6412 - Rindgea flaviterminata - female 2018-11-03 Two-toned angle - Rindgea flaviterminata Moth - Rindgea flaviterminata Moth - Rindgea flaviterminata
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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 Macariini
Genus Rindgea
Species flaviterminata (Rindgea flaviterminata - Hodges#6412)
Hodges Number
6412
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rindgea flaviterminata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1913)
Macaria flaviterminata Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
Size
Ferguson (2008) reported the forewing length. (1)
♂ 10-13 mm.
♀ 10-14 mm.
Identification
Barnes & McDunnough (1913) original description as Macaria flaviterminata . p. 125.
Both forewing and hindwing have contrasting brown outer borders beyond the postmedial line.(1)
Range
Known only from Hidalgo and Cameron counties in south Texas.(1)
Season
Ferguson (2008) reported adults collected from February through late November.(1)
Three flights of February to April, June, and August to late November.(1)
Food
Larval host is Texas Ebony, Ebenopsis ebano (Berl.) Barneby & Grimes. (1)
See Also
these two other species are also found in south Texas:
Rindgea subterminata has light shading along the postmedial line making it appear double.

Rindgea maricopa one form is similar.
Print References
Barnes, W., & J.H. McDunnough 1913. New North American Lepidoptera with notes on described species. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America. vol. 2, no. 3. pl. VI, fig. 7-9, p. p. 125..
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2: p. 335; pl. 8.44-47.(1)
Knudson, E., & C. Bordelon 2008. Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 3C: Micro-Moths and Geometroids.(2)
Internet References
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.
2.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 3C: Micro-Moths and Geometroids
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2008. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. 30 pp., 18 plates.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group