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Species Philtraea elegantaria - Hodges#6845

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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Philtraea
Species elegantaria (Philtraea elegantaria - Hodges#6845)
Hodges Number
6845
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Philtraea elegantaria (Hy. Edwards, 1881)
Zerene elegantaria Edwards, 1881
Size
Edwards (1881) listed 1.2" wingspan.
Range
Southern California and Arizona.
Holotype ♂ from Tucson, Arizona.
Season
April to September.
See Also
Print References
Buckett, J.S., 1970 (1971). Revision of the Nearctic genus Philtraea Hulst, with notes on biology and the descriptions of new species (Geometridae). Journal of Research on Lepidoptera 9(1): 29-64. (1)
Edwards, H., 1881. Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera. Papilio., 1: 121.