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Species Melanolophia centralis - Hodges#6619

Melanolophia centralis - Hodges #6619 - Melanolophia centralis Moth - Melanolophia centralis Moth - Melanolophia centralis Moth - Melanolophia centralis
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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 Melanolophiini
Genus Melanolophia
Species centralis (Melanolophia centralis - Hodges#6619)
Hodges Number
6619
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melanolophia centralis McDunnough, 1920
Numbers
There are five named species of Melanolophia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 34-40 mm. (1), (165)
Identification
Original description online: (165)
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Paratypes: Glenwood Springs, Colorado. (165)
Season
Most records are from April to July.(1)
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Rindge, F.H. 1990. A Revision of the Melanolophiini (Lepidoptera, Geometridae), Bulletin of the Museum of Natural History No. 199. (2)
McDunnough, J. 1920. New species of Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist Vol. 52, p. (165)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.A revision of the Melanolophiini (Lepidoptera, Geometridae).
Frederick H. Rindge. 1990. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 199.