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Species Eupithecia lafontaineata - Hodges#7548.1

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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 Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species lafontaineata (Eupithecia lafontaineata - Hodges#7548.1)
Hodges Number
7548.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia lafontaineata Bolte, 1990 (1)
Before Bolte (1990)(1) revision this species was referred to as E. undata. (2)
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 9-19 mm. (3)
Identification
Powell & Opler (2009) stated "there are relatively few Eupithecia species that may safely be identified without dissection." (3)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range from British Columbia to eastern Alberta(2) and south to Colorado and northern California. (3)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported one flight from early June to early August. (3)
Food
Unknown. (3)
Life Cycle
Powell & Opler (2009) mentions the life history is unknown. (3)
Remarks
See Also
Troubridge & Lafontaine (2004) photo plate PDF. (4)
Print References
Bolte, K.B., 1990. Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. Subfamily Larentiinae 1. Revision of the genus Eupithecia. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, No. 151, 1–253. (1)
Troubridge, J.T. & J.D. Lafontaine. 2004. The Moths of Canada (Larentiinae: Eupitheciini). Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility. (4)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. The Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 33, fig. 32; p. 229. (3)
Works Cited
1.Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. subfamily Larentiinae, revision of the genus Eupithecia
K.B. Bolte. 1990. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 122(S151): 3-253.
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.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.The Moths of Canada (Larentiinae: Eupitheciini)
J.T. Troubridge, J. D. Lafontaine. 2004. Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems