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Species Carphoides incopriarius - Hodges#6624

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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 Melanolophiini
Genus Carphoides
Species incopriarius (Carphoides incopriarius - Hodges#6624)
Hodges Number
6624
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carphoides incopriarius (Hulst, 1887) (1)
Tornus incopriarius Hulst, 1887
Lepiodes incopriaria Smith, 1891
Glaucina incopriata Dyar, "1902" [1903]
Aethycteria lineata Hulst, 1898
Numbers
Rindge (1964) included three species of the genus Carphoides in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length as 14-16 mm. (2)
Identification
Rindge (1964) stated Carphoides incopriarius "is very different in appearance from Carphoides setigera."
The forewing has longitudinal markings and no transverse lines. The postmedian line is sometimes represented by dark spots. (1)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the range to include western Texas and Colorado to northern Arizona and Nevada. (2)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the flight period as late April to early July. (2)
Food
The host plant is unknown. (2)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 28, fig. 23; p. 210. (2)
Rindge, F.H., 1964. A revision of the genera Carphoides, Paraphoides, and Galenara (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum Novitates, 2189: p. 7; figs. 1, 4, 6. (1)