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Species Stergamataea delicatum - Hodges#6710

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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 Caberini
Genus Stergamataea
Species delicatum (Stergamataea delicatum - Hodges#6710)
Hodges Number
6710
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stergamataea delicatum (Hulst, 1900)
ssp. a. delicatum (Hulst, 1900) (Selidosema)
ssp. b. dolliata Grossbeck, 1908 (Stergamataea)
Numbers
2 species in North America north of Mexico.
Size
Male WS 38mm, Female WS 42mm
Identification
Head, thorax, abdomen and ground color of wings dark flesh color with a brownish cast, the wings sprinkled over with dark scales, especially in the outer areas. See original description listed below for a complicated description of blackish brown markings.
Range
Western Texas to California and Idaho.
See Also
Stergamataea inornata differs from S. delicatum - "color of background is pale yellow and in cross lines being broad and incomplete, not fine and continuous.
Print References
Journal of the New YOrk Entomological Society, Vol 16 (1908), page 30. New Moths of the Family Geometridae by John A. Grossbeck Biodiversity Library