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Species Plataea diva - Hodges#6925

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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 Ourapterygini
Genus Plataea
Species diva (Plataea diva - Hodges#6925)
Hodges Number
6925
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Plataea diva Hulst, 1896
Size
Rindge (1976) listed the forewing length. (1)
♂ 13-20 mm.
♀ 12-20 mm.
Identification
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)


Similar to P. californiaria but occurring inland, and often lacking a subterminal line.
Range
Rindge (1976) reported the range to include southern Oregon, California, and Nevada to Baja California. (1)
Season
Adults fly year round in the lowlands of southern California and April to September in southern Oregon, Nevada and northern California. (1)
Print References
Rindge, F., 1976. A revision of the moth genus Plataea (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum of Natural History Novitates 2595. p. 20; figs. 25-28, 33, 35. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the moth genus Plataea (Lepidoptera, Geometridae)
Frederick H. Rindge. 1976. American Museum of Natural History Novitates 2595: 1-27.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.North American Moth Photographers Group