Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Scopula sideraria - Hodges#7171

Scopula sentinaria - Scopula sideraria Scopula sideraria
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Scopulini
Genus Scopula
Species sideraria (Scopula sideraria - Hodges#7171)
Hodges Number
7171
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scopula sideraria (Guenée, [1858])
Acidalia sideraria Guenee, 1857
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Range
California, Nevada.
Season
The main flight period appears to be March to July. (2)
Remarks
Print References
Covell Jr., C.V. 1972. Two additions to the synonymy Of Scopula sideraria (Lepidoptera Geometridae). Entomological News. 83: 272-274. (3)
Guenée, [1858]. Hist. Nat. Ins. Spec. Gen. Lepid. 9: 451.
Packard, A.S., 1876. A monograph of the geometrid moths or Phalaenidae of the United States. Report (Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), 10: 350. (4)
Sihvonen, P., 2005. Phylogeny and classification of the Scopulini moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Sterrhinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.143: 473–530. (5)
Works Cited
1.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Two additions to the synonymy of Scopula sideraria (Lepidoptera Geometridae)
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 1972. Entomological News, 83: 272-274.
4.A Monograph of the Geometrid or Phalaenidae of the United States.
A. S. Packard. 1876. United States Geological Survey of the Territories 10: 1-599.
5.Phylogeny and classification of the Scopulini moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Sterrhinae).
Pasi Sihvonen. 2005. Journal of the Linnean Society, 143: 473–530.