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Species Lithostege fuscata - Hodges#7629

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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 Chesiadini
Genus Lithostege
Species fuscata (Lithostege fuscata - Hodges#7629)
Hodges Number
7629
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lithostege fuscata (Grossbeck, 1906)
Eucestia fuscata Grossbeck, 1906
Numbers
There are six described species of the genus Lithostege in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Size
Grossbeck (1906) listed the wingspan 24.5 mm.
Identification
Grossbeck (1906) description in print references.
Range
California(3), Nevada, and Arizona. (2)
Holotype from Colton, California, "February 26", Dr. J.B. Smith.
Season
The main flight period appears to be February to July. (2)
See Also
Can be difficult to distinguish from Lithostege rotundata.
Print References
Grossbeck, J.A., 1906. New species of Geometridae. The Canadian Entomologist. 38: 275.