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Species Besma rubritincta - Hodges#6886

Besma sp.? - Besma rubritincta - female Besma rubritincta? - Besma rubritincta - female Besma rubritincta - female Besma rubritincta larva Day 27 head - Besma rubritincta Besma rubritincta - female Arizona Moth - Besma rubritincta Rusty Geometer - Besma rubritincta Arizona Moth - Besma rubritincta
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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Besma
Species rubritincta (Besma rubritincta - Hodges#6886)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Besma rubritincta (Cassino & Swett, 1925)
Phylogenetic Sequence # 911325
Specimens identified by DNA analysis:
south-western (AZ) (1)(2)
Life Cycle