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Species Macaria schatzeata - Hodges#6310

Speranza - Macaria schatzeata Itame (Speranza) schatzeata - Macaria schatzeata - male Macaria schatzeata - male Macaria schatzeata - male Macaria schatzeata Moth - Macaria schatzeata - male
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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 schatzeata (Macaria schatzeata - Hodges#6310)
Hodges Number
6310
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria schatzeata (Cassino, 1927)
Speranza schatzeata (Cassino, 1927)
Itame schatzeata Cassino, 1927
Size
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length. (1)
♂ 8.5-12 mm.
♀ 10-11 mm.
Ferguson stated the adults were the largest March to April and the smallest June to September. (1)
Range
Ferguson (2008) reported the species is limited to western Texas and southeastern New Mexico. (1)
Season
Ferguson (2008) reported the months of March, May to October. (1)
Food
Ferguson (2008) reported the early stages and host plants unknown. (1)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C. 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 152; plate 3, figs. 42-43. (1)
Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5.(2)