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Species Eupithecia rindgei - Hodges#7572

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 rindgei (Eupithecia rindgei - Hodges#7572)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia rindgei McDunnough, 1949
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for Mr. Frederick H. Rindge who supplied McDunnough with material for the study. (1)
There are more than 160 species of the genus Eupithecia in America north of Mexico. (2)
McDunnough (1949) reported the wingspan is about 15 mm. (1)
Eupithecia rindgei is smaller and less boldly marked than Eupithecia johnstoni.
California. (3), (2)
Holotype ♂ collected July 5, 1941 in Keddie, Plumas County, California by F. Rindge, in AMNH. (1)
The main flight period appears to be May to July. (2)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H., 1949. Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 93(8): p. 656; pl. 30, fig. 36; text fig. 14H. (1)