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Species Synchlora cupedinaria - Hodges#7064

Synchlora cupedinaria - Hodges #7064 - Synchlora cupedinaria moth - Synchlora cupedinaria Synchlora cupedinaria  - Synchlora cupedinaria
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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 Geometrinae (Emeralds)
Tribe Synchlorini
Genus Synchlora
Species cupedinaria (Synchlora cupedinaria - Hodges#7064)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synchlora cupedinaria (Grote(1), 1880)
Racheospila cupedinaria Grote, 1880 (2)
Forewing length: (3)
♂ 7-8.5 mm
♀ 8-10 mm
Distinctive brown border along the outer margin.
Heppner (2003) listed the range as Florida, West Indies. (4), (5)
Moth Photographers Group includes Georgia. (6)
Heppner (2003) reported adults in Florida from January to July, September to December. (5)
Ferguson (1985) and Heppner (2003) reported the early stages as unknown. (5), (3)
Print References
Ferguson(7), D.C. 1969. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Geometrinae of America north of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera), p. 168; plate 3, fig. 7; plate 22, figs. 4, 4a, 4b; plate 37, fig. 8; plate 47, figs. 35, 36. (8)
Ferguson, D.C., 1985. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 18.1, p. 90; plate 4.5-6. (3)
Grote, A.R. 1880. New species of N. Am. moths. The Canadian Entomologist, 12(10): 218. (2)
Works Cited
1.Augustus Radcliffe Grote, Lepidopterist (1841-1903)
2.New species of N. Am. moths
Augustus Radcliffe Grote . 1880. The Canadian Entomologist, 12(10): 213-220.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 18.1. Geometroidea, Geometridae (Part), Geometrinae
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1985. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
5.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.Alexander Douglas Campbell Ferguson - 1926-2002
R. W. Hodges. 2003. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 57(4): 299-303.
8. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Geometrinae of America north of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera)
Douglas C. Ferguson. 1969. Peabody Museum of Natural History Yale University Bulletin 29.
9.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems