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Species Epimecis matronaria - Hodges#6601

6601 - Epimecis matronaria
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Epimecis
Species matronaria (Epimecis matronaria - Hodges#6601)
Hodges Number
6601
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epimecis matronaria (Guenée, [1858])
Bronchelia matronaria Guenée, [1858]
Numbers
There are six named species of Epimecis in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 80 mm. (Guenée)
Range
Florida (1), (2)
Season
March, August and October records in Florida. (2)
Food
Larval host unknown. (2)
Print References
Guenée, [1858]. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes: Spécies Général des Lépidoptères. 9: 288, 461.
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.