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Species Astalotesia bucurvata - Hodges#6639.1

Astalotesia bucurvata - Hodges #6639.1 - Astalotesia bucurvata - female
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Melanolophiini
Genus Astalotesia
Species bucurvata (Astalotesia bucurvata - Hodges#6639.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Astalotesia bucurvata A. Blanchard & Knudson, 1983 (1)
Astalotesia bucurvata is the only member of the genus listed for America, north of Mexico. (2)
Blanchard & Knudson (1983) reported the forewing length. (1)
♂ 18.5-19.7 mm. (n=5)
♀ 18 mm. (n=1)
Western Texas. (3), (1)
Holotype ♂ collected in Chisos Basin, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas. 29-III-1982, Ed Knudson. (1)
Collection records from March and May. (3), (1)
Blanchard & Knudson (1983) did not report host a plant or information on immature stages. (1)
Print References
Blanchard, A. & E.C. Knudson, 1983. A new genus and species of Geometridae (Lepidoptera) from Big Bend National Park, Texas. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 85: 553. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A new genus and species of Geometridae (Lepidoptera) from Big Bend National Park, Texas
André Blanchard, Edward C. Knudson. 1983. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington, 85: 552-556.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group