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Species Glaucina epiphysaria - Hodges#6493

Moth attracted to black light - Glaucina epiphysaria Geometrid - Glaucina epiphysaria
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Glaucina
Species epiphysaria (Glaucina epiphysaria - Hodges#6493)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glaucina epiphysaria Dyar, 1908
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the wingspan 11-13 mm. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range to include southeastern California and the lower elevations of Arizona. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported two flights of March to May, and August to September. (1)
Moth Photographers Group shows January to September, and November records. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed Olneya sp. ironwood (Fabaceae). (1)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 27, fig. 47; p. 207. (1)
Rindge, 1959. (3) (species description, range map, photos of pinned samples, genitalia illustrations)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.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.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems