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Species Hydriomena macdunnoughi - Hodges#7255

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Hydriomena
Species macdunnoughi (Hydriomena macdunnoughi - Hodges#7255)
Hodges Number
7255
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hydriomena macdunnoughi Swett, 1918
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the wingspan 14-16 mm. (1)
Identification
Swett (1918) original description is available online in the print references.
ID confirmed by Chuck Harp.
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range to include Yukon Territory to western Alberta(2) and Colorado. (1)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported a June to mid-July flight period. (1)
Moth Photographers Group displays April to July records. (3)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) listed Salix (willow). (1)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 31, fig. 50; p. 224. (1)
Swett, L.W., 1918. Geometrid notes--Hyrdriomena. The Canadian Entomologist, 50(9): 296.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Gregory R. Pohl, Gary G. Anweiler, B. Christian Schmidt, Norbert G. Kondla. 2010. ZooKeys 38: 1–549.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems