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Species Metarranthis lateritiaria - Hodges#6829

moth - Metarranthis lateritiaria
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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 Anagogini
Genus Metarranthis
Species lateritiaria (Metarranthis lateritiaria - Hodges#6829)
Hodges Number
6829
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Metarranthis lateritiaria (Guenée, [1858])
Endropia lateritiaria Guenée, [1858]
Size
Walker (1860) listed a wingspan of about 34 mm. "16 lines".
Identification
Range
Coastal areas of eastern United States west along the Gulf Coast to Louisiana. (1)
Habitat
Coastal.
Print References
Brou Jr., Vernon A. 2012. Metarranthis lateritiaria (Guenee, 1857) (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) in Louisiana. Southern Lepidopterists' News. 34: 114. PDF
Walker, F., 1860. Geometrites: Lepidoptera: Heterocera. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 20: 151.