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Species Digrammia palodurata - Hodges#6371.1

Digrammia palodurata - Hodges #6371.1 - Digrammia palodurata - male
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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 Macariini
Genus Digrammia
Species palodurata (Digrammia palodurata - Hodges#6371.1)
Hodges Number
6371.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Digrammia palodurata Ferguson 2008 (1)
Explanation of Names
The specific epithet is for the collection location of the type specimens, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall County, Texas. (1)
Size
Ferguson (2008) reported the forewing length. (1)
♂ 12.5-13 mm. (n=2)
♀ 12-12.5 mm. (n=2)
Range
Northern Texas.
Holotype ♂ collected Palo Duro Canyon, Randall County, Texas, 9-v-81, E.C. Knudson. (1)
Season
Adults are known from May records. (1)
Food
Ferguson (2008) reported the food plant and early stages are unknown. (1)
See Also
Digrammia nubiculata has very similar genitalia, but the forewing markings will distinguish the two species. (1)
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (2)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, p. 254; pl. 6.38. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group