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Species Glaucina spaldingata - Hodges#6503

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 Boarmiini
Genus Glaucina
Species spaldingata (Glaucina spaldingata - Hodges#6503)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glaucina spaldingata (Cassino & Swett, 1923)
Coenocharis interruptaria Grossbeck (nec Grote), 1912
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of insect collector Thomas Utting Spalding (1866-1929) of Salt Lake City.
Thirty-four described Glaucina species are found in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length: (2)
♂ 14-20 mm.
♀ 13-18 mm.
Description of Glaucina spaldingata (Cassino & Swett) is available online in PDF. (2)
Great Basin desert region of Nevada to Colorado, north to Washington. (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some collection dates.
Type locality: Eureka, Juab County, Utah. (2)
Adults fly from May through August. (1), (2)
Larval host is unknown. (2)
See Also
Pinned adult of Glaucina interruptaria at Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Rindge, F.H. 1959. A revision of the Glaucna, Synglochis, and Eubarnesa (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 118: p. 309, fig. 7. (2)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.A revision of the Glaucina, Synglochis, and Eubarnesia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick. H. Rindge. 1959. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 118: 265-365.
3.Survey of Utah Moth Species