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Species Prochoerodes truxaliata - Hodges#6977

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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Prochoerodes
Species truxaliata (Prochoerodes truxaliata - Hodges#6977)
Hodges Number
6977
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prochoerodes truxaliata (Guenée, [1858])
Tetracis truxaliata Guenée, [1858]
Size
Wingspan about 40 mm. (1)
Identification
Identification confirmed by Cliff Ferris
Range
Southwestern states. (2), (1), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Records of adults are mostly from April to November. (1)
Food
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.