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Species Chlorosea roseitacta - Hodges#7015

Chlorosea roseitacta - Hodges #7015 - Chlorosea roseitacta - female Moth - Chlorosea roseitacta Moth - Chlorosea roseitacta Chlorosea roseitacta - female Chlorosea roseitacta - female   Chlorosea roseitacta - Chlorosea roseitacta Chlorosea roseitacta - female Chlorosea roseitacta - female
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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 Geometrinae (Emeralds)
Tribe Nemoriini
Genus Chlorosea
Species roseitacta (Chlorosea roseitacta - Hodges#7015)
Hodges Number
7015
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chlorosea roseitacta Prout, 1912
Size
Ferguson (1985) reported the forewing length. (1)
♂ 14-16.5 mm
♀ 16.5-18.5 mm.
Identification
The deep green color, and the narrow red border on the inner margin of the hindwing is distinctive. (1)
Range
Arizona and Utah to western Texas and Colorado. (2), (1)
Season
The adults are most common from June to October. (1)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 1969. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Geometrinae of America north of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera). Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History, 29: 26. (3)
Ferguson, D.C., 1985. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 18.1, p. 68; pl. 1.13-15. (1)
Prout, 1912. Genera Insectorum, 129: 116.
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 18.1. Geometroidea, Geometridae (Part), Geometrinae
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1985. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Geometrinae of America north of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera)
Douglas C. Ferguson. 1969. Peabody Museum of Natural History Yale University Bulletin 29.