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Species Orthofidonia tinctaria - Marbled Wave - Hodges#6428

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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 Boarmiini
Genus Orthofidonia
Species tinctaria (Marbled Wave - Hodges#6428)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orthofidonia tinctaria (Walker, 1860)
Cleora tinctaria Walker 1860
British Columbia to Nova Scotia, south to Georgia and Missouri. (1), (2), (3), (4)
The main flight period appears to be April to August. (1)
The host plants include Viburnum sp. (5)
Print References
Walker, F. 1860. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum Part 7. British Museum, London. p. 486.
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.Annotated list of Ontario Lepidoptera
J. C. E. Riotte. 1992. Royal Ontario Museum 1-208.
3.Assessment of species diversity in the Montane Cordillera Ecozone
Scudder G.G.E., Smith I.M. (eds.). 1998. Burlington: Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network.
4. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Gregory R. Pohl, Gary G. Anweiler, B. Christian Schmidt, Norbert G. Kondla. 2010. ZooKeys 38: 1–549.
5.Host records for Lepidoptera reared in Eastern North America
D. C. Ferguson. 1975. United States Department of Agriculture 1521: 1-45.
6.Butterflies of North America
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems