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Species Iridopsis perfectaria - Hodges#6581

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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 Iridopsis
Species perfectaria (Iridopsis perfectaria - Hodges#6581)
Hodges Number
6581
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Iridopsis perfectaria (McDunnough, 1940)
Anacamptodes defectaria McDunnough (nec. Guenée), 1920 (1)
Size
Forewing length: (1)
♂ 12-17 mm.
♀ 15-20 mm.
Identification
The revised description by Rindge (1966) as Anacamptodes defectaria McDunnough, is available online and in PDF. (1)
Range
Central Texas to Mexico. (2), (3), (1)
Oklahoma(?) (4)
BOLD(3) has additional records from southern California to Central America.
Season
Adults have been recorded during every month. (1)
Food
Rindge (1966), listed the larval host as unknown. (1)
Larvae have been collected on Baccharis neglecta. (5)
Life Cycle
The larvae feed on the leaves. (5)
Print References
Palmer, W.A. 1987. The phytophagous insect fauna associated with Baccharis halimifolia L. and B. neglecta Britton in Texas, Louisiana, and Northern Mexico. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 89: 190, table 1. (5)