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Species Eupithecia stellata - Hodges#7564

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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 stellata (Eupithecia stellata - Hodges#7564)
Hodges Number
7564
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia stellata (Hulst, 1896)
Tephroclystis stellata Hulst, 1896
Identification
Wingspan: 19-24 mm.
Range
Canada: SK, AB; USA:NM - BOLD (NM record appears to be confirmed by DNA).
Type Locality: Colorado.
See Also
Eupithecia bowmani Cassino & Swett, 1923 is smaller, WS = 13-16 mm, with st. lines of both primaries and secondaries tending to be less obviously scalloped.
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, 122(S151): 31; Figs. 10, 85, 86, 187c-d, 199a-b, 209g-h, 239. (abstract and access)
Cassino, S.E. & L.W. Swett, 1923. New Geometrids. The Lepidopterist, 4(3): 18-24.
McDunnough, J.H., 1949. Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 93(8): 652.