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Species Perizoma epictata - Hodges#7326

Moth on alkali heath - Perizoma epictata Perizoma epictata Perizoma epictata 3 - Perizoma epictata Perizoma epictata Hydriomenini? - Perizoma epictata Carpet Moth - Tijuana Slough - Perizoma epictata Perizoma? - Perizoma epictata Moth on Baylands Trail by salt pond in Don Edwards Refuge on 2021 May 10 - Perizoma epictata
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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Perizoma
Species epictata (Perizoma epictata - Hodges#7326)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Perizoma epictata Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1916
Perizoma includes 13 species in America, north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Barnes & McDunnough (1916) listed the wingspan as 20 mm.
California. (4)
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 Data Systems