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Species Eupithecia coloradensis - Hodges#7481

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species coloradensis (Eupithecia coloradensis - Hodges#7481)
Hodges Number
7481
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia coloradensis (Hulst, 1896)
Size
WS ≈ 14-19mm (a)
Identification
Adult: FW are dark brownish grey except for the reddish brown costa and poorly defined wide PM band. Hind wings slightly paler brownish grey. Second segment of abdomen with darker transverse band. (a)
Range
Western Quebec and Ontario, south to NC, west to NM, AZ and CO. A sole specimen was collected in SE Alberta. (a)
Moth Photographers Group – distribution & flight-period chart
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
E. H. Strickland Museum – species description