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Species Prorella gypsata - Hodges#7611

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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 Prorella
Species gypsata (Prorella gypsata - Hodges#7611)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prorella gypsata (Grote(1), 1882)
Eupithecia gypsata Grote, 1882 (2), (3)
Parsons et al. (1999) included 15 species in the genus Prorella in America north of Mexico. (4)
The wingspan is about 18 mm. (4)
Texas to Colorado and Arizona. (4), (5)
Syntypes: "Arizona", USNM, Washington D.C.
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1882. New moths. The Canadian Entomologist, 14: 188. (3)
Works Cited
1.Augustus Radcliffe Grote, Lepidopterist (1841-1903)
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.New moths
A. R. Grote. 1882. The Canadian Entomologist, 14: 181-188.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Assessment of insects, especially moths (Lepidoptera), of the White Sands National Monument
Eric H. Metzler. 2011. Western National Parks Association.
6.Moths of Southeast Arizona