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Species Prochoerodes truxaliata - Hodges#6977

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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Prochoerodes
Species truxaliata (Prochoerodes truxaliata - Hodges#6977)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prochoerodes truxaliata (Guenée, [1858])
Tetracis truxaliata Guenée, [1858]
Wingspan about 40 mm. (1)
Identification confirmed by Cliff Ferris
Southwestern states. (2), (1), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Records of adults are mostly from April to November. (1)
Larval host is Baccharis pilularis DC. (coyotebrush). (4)
Life Cycle
Life cycle in PDF. (4)
See Also
Some Pero species are similar.
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Guenée, 1857. Phal. 1: p. 142, 208, pl. 20, fig 9.