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Species Eupithecia gilvipennata - Hodges#7581

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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 gilvipennata (Eupithecia gilvipennata - Hodges#7581)
Hodges Number
7581
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia gilvipennata Cassino & Swett, 1922
Eupithecia scabrogata form gilvipennata Cassino & Swett, 1922
Explanation of Names
For an explanation of the names, see McDunnough (1949). (1)
Numbers
There are about 160 species of the genus Eupithecia in America north of Mexico.(2)
Size
Wingspan averages 25 mm. (3)
Identification
Determined by Hugh McGuinness.


Range
McDunnough (1949) reported British Columbia to California; Colorado; Arizona. (1)
Season
McDunnough (1949) reported the adults fly in late-February to early March in central California, and late April to early May further north. (1)
Food
Arctostaphylos hookeri G.Don [Arbutus pungens] (Hooker's manzanita). (3)
Print References
McDunnough(4), 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).p. 663; plate 32, figs. 9, 10; text fig. 15E. (1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
James H. McDunnough. 1949. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 93(8).
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group