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Species Eupithecia anticaria - Hodges#7594

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species anticaria (Eupithecia anticaria - Hodges#7594)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia anticaria Walker, 1862
The wingspan is about 18 mm.
British Columbia to Newfoundland, Labrador and Maine; south to northern New Mexico and Arizona in the western United States. (1)
The adults are most common from June to August. (1)
Print References
McDunnough , J.H. Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 93(8): 672 (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, plate 33, fig. 18; p. 229. (3)
Walker, 1862 Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Heterocera in the British Museum 24: 1241
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
James H. McDunnough. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(8).
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems