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Species Glaucina lowensis - Hodges#6509

Moth for ID  - Glaucina lowensis - 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 lowensis (Glaucina lowensis - Hodges#6509)
Hodges Number
6509
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glaucina lowensis (Cassino & Swett, 1925) (1)
Coenocharis lowensis Cassino & Swett, 1925
Explanation of Names
Species named for the collection location of Mount Lowe. (1)
Size
Rindge (1959) listed the forewing length. (1)
♂ 14-19 mm.
♀ 13-19 mm.
Identification
Rindge (1959) has description of the adult including genitalia. (1)
Range
Rindge (1959) listed the range to include southern Sierra Nevada Mountains (Tulare County, California) to the lower elevations of San Diego and Baja California. (1)
Holotype ♂ collected at Mount Lowe, San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles County, California, in Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College (#16928). (1)
Season
Rindge (1959) listed the flight period as April to August; November. (1)
Food
Rindge (1959) reported the host and immature stages were unknown. (1)
Print References
Cassino & Swett, 1925. Lepidopterist, 4: 35.
Rindge, F.H., 1959. A revision of the Glaucina, Synglochis, and Eubarnesia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 118: 324; plate 26, figs. 7, 8; text figs. 29, 63, 95. (1)
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.North American Moth Photographers Group