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Species Glaucina macdunnoughi - Hodges#6492

Moth for ID - Glaucina macdunnoughi - female 6492 - Glaucina macdunnoughi Glaucina macdunnoughi - Hodges#6492 - Glaucina macdunnoughi - male Glaucina macdunnoughi - Hodges#6492 - Glaucina macdunnoughi - male Glaucina macdunnoughi - Hodges#6492 - Glaucina macdunnoughi - male
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Boarmiini
Genus Glaucina
Species macdunnoughi (Glaucina macdunnoughi - Hodges#6492)
Hodges Number
6492
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glaucina macdunnoughi (Grossbeck, 1912) (1)
Coenocharis macdunnoughi Grossbeck, 1912 (2)
Explanation of Names
Grossbeck (1912) stated "I take pleasure in naming this species after Dr. Jas. McDunnough, the indefatigable curator of the Barnes collection of Lepidoptera." (2)
Size
Grossbeck (1912) reported a wingspan of 26.5-29 mm. (2)
Rindge (1964) reported the forewing length of both sexes as 11-15 mm. (3)
Identification
Grossbeck (1912) description is in the PDF(2) or read online in the print references.
Grossbeck (1912) stated "This species may be easily recognized by the two cross lines being heavily marked on the veins and between which the space is in part darker than the rest of the wing." (2)
Rindge (1964) revised description is in the PDF. (3)
Dissection is often needed for this group.
Range
Southern California and Arizona(4) to southern Nevada and Utah. (5), (3)
Holotype ♀ from Christmas, Gila County, Arizona, United States.
Season
The adults appear to be most common from March to July.(5)
Rindge (1959) "this species has been captured in every month of the year".
Food
Rindge (1964) reported the host plant was unknown. (3)
Print References
Grossbeck, J.A., 1912. Article XXXI.- A review of the species comprising the Glaucina -Coenocharis group. Bulletin of the American Museum of natural History. 31: 395. (2)
Rindge, F.H., 1964. A revision of the genera Carphoides, Paraphoides, and Galenara (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum Novitates, 2189: pp. 271, 280; plate 23, figs. 10-13; text figure 6, 7, 21, 42, 77. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Glaucina, Synglochis, and Eubarnesia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick. H. Rindge. 1959. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 118: 265-365.
2.A review of the species comprising the Glaucina-Coenocharis group
John A. Grossbeck. 1883. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 31(31): 381-407.
3.A revision of the genera Carphoides, Paraphoides, and Galenara (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1964. American Museum Novitates, 2189: 1-53.
4.Moths of Southeast Arizona
5.North American Moth Photographers Group