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Species Perizoma epictata - Hodges#7326

Small Moth - Perizoma epictata Wave-patterend Geometrid Moth (#3) - Perizoma epictata moth in the park - Perizoma epictata Moth at Morro Bay - Perizoma epictata Perizoma epictata 2 - Perizoma epictata Perizoma epictata 3 - Perizoma epictata Shore moth - Perizoma? - Perizoma epictata Moth 3/29/21 72477944 - 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)
See Also

In tribe Chesiadini check out this species:
Carsia sororiata
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