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Species Orthonama evansi - Hodges#7415

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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 Xanthorhoini
Genus Orthonama
Species evansi (Orthonama evansi - Hodges#7415)
Hodges Number
7415
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orthonama evansi McDunnough (1), 1920
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of entomologist John D. Evans of Trenton, Ontario who collected the type specimens. McDunnough also named Capperia evansi for him.
Numbers
There are two species of the genus Orthonama in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
McDunnough (1920) listed the wingspan as 20 mm.
Identification
Range
British Columbia eastward to Nova Scotia, and the Great Lakes region of the United States. (4), (5)
Holotype ♂, Trenton, Ontario, June 22, [no year], J.D. Evans, in National Collection, Ottawa.
Season
The adults appear to be most common from May to August. (3)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H., 1920. New species of Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 52: 164.
Morris, R.F., 1980. Butterflies and moths of Newfoundland and Labrador : the macrolepidoptera. Agriculture Canada 1691: 236.(4)
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
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
4.Butterflies and moths of Newfoundland and Labrador the macrolepidoptera
Ray F. Morris. 1980. Agriculture Canada 1691: 374-379.
5.Annotated list of Ontario Lepidoptera
J. C. E. Riotte. 1992. Royal Ontario Museum 1-208.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems