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Species Perizoma epictata - Hodges#7326

Small Moth - Perizoma epictata Moth on alkali heath - Perizoma epictata Perizoma epictata Perizoma epictata 2 - Perizoma epictata Perizoma epictata 3 - Perizoma epictata Moth - Perizoma epictata Shore moth - Perizoma? - Perizoma epictata Wavy-lined carpet - Perizoma epictata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Perizoma
Species epictata (Perizoma epictata - Hodges#7326)
Hodges Number
7326
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Perizoma epictata Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1916
Numbers
Perizoma includes 13 species in America, north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Barnes & McDunnough (1916) listed the wingspan as 20 mm.
Range
California. (4)
Habitat
Coastal.
Season
Adults are most common from May to July. (5)
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1916. Geometridae. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 3(1): 24, plate 3, fig 20.
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Database