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Species Lomographa elsinora - Hodges#6669

Unidentified moth - Lomographa elsinora Unidentified moth - Lomographa elsinora Moth for ID - Lomographa elsinora 6669  - Lomographa elsinora
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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 Baptini
Genus Lomographa
Species elsinora (Lomographa elsinora - Hodges#6669)
Hodges Number
6669
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lomographa elsinora (Hulst, 1900) (1)
Orthofidonia elsinora Hulst, 1900 (2)
Synonym
Bapta elsinora (Barnes & Dunnough, 1917)
Size
Forewing length: (1)
♂ 10-12 mm.
♀ 11-12 mm.
Identification
See Rindge, 1979 (1)
Hulst (1900) original description as Orthofidonia elsinora is available in PDF or read online in the print references below. (2)
The Rindge (1979) revised description is available in PDF. (1)
Forewing is pale gray with scattered black scales and faint or obsolete maculation.
Hindwing is white.
Range
California to Baja California. (3), (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Coastal. (1)
Season
Adults are most often reported from March to June; August to October. (4), (1)
Rindge reports a few specimens from January. (1)
Food
Larval host is unknown. (1)
Print References
Hulst, G.D. 1900. New species of Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 8: 218. (2)