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Species Dysstroma suspectata - Hodges#7185

Dysstroma suspectata - Hodges #7185 - Dysstroma suspectata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Dysstroma
Species suspectata (Dysstroma suspectata - Hodges#7185)
Hodges Number
7185
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dysstroma suspectata (Möschler 1874)
Dysstroma suspectata mackieata
Identification
Dysstroma suspectata has a dark brown-grey hindwing and forewing especially the underside which is much darker than other species.
ID confirmed by Chuck Harp.
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The main flight period is May through September. (1)
Food
One known larval host is Populus L. (cottonwood).
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group (1)