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Species Euphyia implicata - Hodges#7400

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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 Xanthorhoini
Genus Euphyia
Species implicata (Euphyia implicata - Hodges#7400)
Hodges Number
7400
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euphyia implicata (Guenée, [1858])
Numbers
Subspecies:
Euphyia implicata multilineata (Southern California)
Euphyia implicata grandiosa (Arizona)
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 14-16 mm. (1)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range to include southern California(2), including the Channel Islands, south to Baja California Norte. (1)
Moths of Southeastern Arizona has the species listed with photo. (3)
Habitat
Loose sand habitat. (1)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the adults fly throughout the year. (1)
Food
Cockerell (1941), Powell (1978)(4), and Powell & Opler (2009)(1) reported the larvae feed on several Abronia species (sand verbenas).
See Also
Xanthorhoe columelloides


Zenophleps obscurata


Perizoma epictata
Print References
Cockerell, T.D.A., 1941. Observations on plants and insects in north-western Baja California, Mexico, with descriptions of new bees. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 9, p. 351.
Comstock, J.A., 1940: Notes on the early stages of Euphyia implicata, Gn. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 38(1939): 198-200.
Powell, J.A., 1978. Survey of Lepidoptera inhabiting three dune systems in the California Desert. Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District Office, Table 1. (4)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 33, fig. 1; p. 227. (1)