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Species Macaria marcescaria - Hodges#6323

Brown Moth - Macaria marcescaria - male Unknown moth - Macaria marcescaria - male Unknown moth - Macaria marcescaria - male Unknown moth - Macaria marcescaria - female 6323  - Macaria marcescaria - female Speranza marcescaria - Macaria marcescaria - female Crambid (or geometrid?) with feathery antennae - Macaria marcescaria - male Sagebrush Moth - Macaria marcescaria - male
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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 Macaria
Species marcescaria (Macaria marcescaria - Hodges#6323)
Hodges Number
6323
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Speranza marcescaria (Guenée, [1858])
Halia marcescaria Guenée, [1858]
Thamnonoma marcescaria
Macaria marcescaria
Halia cineraria Packard, 1871
* phylogenetic sequence #187875
Size
Wingspan about 33 mm.
Range
Oregon and California, south to Baja California, Mexico. (1)
Food
Larvae feed on coyotebush (Baccharis pilularis DC., Asteraceae). (2)
Print References
Boisduval & Guenée 1858. Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères 10: 92-93
Ferguson, D.C. 2008. Moths of America North of Mexico, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae. Fascicle 17.2: 75, pl.1.62-64 (2)
Packard, A.S. 1976. A monograph of the geometrid moths or Phalaenidae of the United States. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories 10: 251-252, pl.9, f.69 (3)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
3.A Monograph of the Geometrid or Phalaenidae of the United States.
A. S. Packard. 1876. United States Geological Survey of the Territories 10: 1-599.