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Species Spargania aurata - Hodges#7310

Spargania aurata - Hodges #7310 - Spargania aurata - male Geometridae - blue/green, black, white, gold - Spargania aurata Arizona Moth - Spargania aurata Arizona Moth - Spargania aurata Spargania aurata  - Spargania aurata
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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 Hydriomenini
Genus Spargania
Species aurata (Spargania aurata - Hodges#7310)
Hodges Number
7310
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Spargania aurata (Grote, 1882)
Numbers
The genus Spargania has five species listed for America, north of Mexico. (1)
Range
Western Texas to Arizona, and South America.
Season
The adults are most common from June to August.
Print References
New species and varieties of Geometridae. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America, plate 20, fig. 9.