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Species Macaria boreata - Hodges#6287.1

Macaria boreata - Hodges #6287.1 - Macaria boreata
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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 Macariini
Genus Macaria
Species boreata (Macaria boreata - Hodges#6287.1)
Hodges Number
6287.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria boreata (Ferguson, 2008)
Speranza boreata Ferguson 2008 (1)
Size
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length. (1)
♂ 10-15 mm.
♀ 11.15 mm.
Identification
Ferguson (2008) reported the specimens from British Columbia have more reddish-brown on the forewing. (1)
Range
Holotype ♂ from Nordegg, Alberta, Canada, 23-vii-1921. (1)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 92; plate 2, figs. 17-19. (1)
Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5: 1-657.(2)