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Species Gabriola regularia - Hodges#6785

Gabriola regularia
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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 Nacophorini
Genus Gabriola
Species regularia (Gabriola regularia - Hodges#6785)
Hodges Number
6785
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gabriola regularia McDunnough, 1945
Identification
Adult:  Similar to Gabriola minor but the upper surface of the wings is browner ● AM is weakly curved and broadly shaded basally by a dark brown band ● Male antennae pectinate, with terminal segments simple ● FW pale gray, variably suffused with dark gray, grayish brown and dark brown scales and striations ● Median area paler than or concolorous with, adjacent areas of wing ● tornal area vaguely marked with diffuse pale area (1)
Range
Arizona and Nevada. (2)
Season
June to September. (3), (2)
See Also
Gabriola minor - similar to Gabriola regularia, except FW is paler gray
Print References
(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A revision of the moth genus Gabriola (Lepidoptera, Geometridae).
Frederick H. Rindge. 1974. American Museum Novitates 2550: 1-24, f.1-26.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.