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Species Macaria extemporata - Hodges#6298

6298  - Macaria extemporata - male 6298  - Macaria extemporata - female Speranza extemporata - Macaria extemporata - male Moth - Macaria extemporata - female Macaria extemporata - female Macaria extemporata - female
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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 extemporata (Macaria extemporata - Hodges#6298)
Hodges Number
6298
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria extemporata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)
Speranza extemporata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)
Itame (Diastictis) extemporata Barnes & McDunnough, 1917 (1)
Size
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length. (1)
♂ 12-15 mm.
♀ 10-16 mm.
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
California. (3), (1)
Season
The main flight period is April to July with a few in August. (1)
Food
Comstock (1937) reared from Cercocarpus sp. (mountain mahogany). (1)
McFarland (1975) reported Cercocarpus betuloides Nutt. (4)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 96; pl. 2, figs. 27-28. (1)
McFarland, N., 1975. Larval foodplant records for 106 species of North American moths. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 29(2), p. 118. (4)
Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5.(5)