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Species Macaria extemporata - Hodges#6298

6298  - Macaria extemporata - male 6298  - Macaria extemporata - female Speranza extemporata - Macaria extemporata Moth - Macaria extemporata - female
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria extemporata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)
Speranza extemporata (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)
Itame (Diastictis) extemporata Barnes & McDunnough, 1917 (1)
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length. (1)
♂ 12-15 mm.
♀ 10-16 mm.
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
California. (3), (1)
The main flight period is April to July with a few in August. (1)
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)