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Species Nemoria daedalea - Hodges#7022

Nemoria daedalea 7022 - Nemoria daedalea
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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 Geometrinae (Emeralds)
Tribe Nemoriini
Genus Nemoria
Species daedalea (Nemoria daedalea - Hodges#7022)
Hodges Number
7022
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nemoria daedalea Ferguson(1), 1969 (2)
Size
Ferguson (1985) listed the forewing length. (3)
♂ spring brood 14.5-16 mm; summer brood 11.5-12 mm.
♀ spring brood 14-16 mm.; summer brood 12-13.5 mm.
Identification
Ferguson (1969) original description is available online in the print references. (2)
Ferguson (1985) stated the antemedial lines are not present and the postmedial lines are often missing. (3)
Range
Southern Arizona(4); Mexico (Durango). (3)
Habitat
Nemoria daedalea has been collected from 5,600-9,000' elevations. (3)
Season
Ferguson (1985) reported a spring (April to May) and summer brood (July to August). (3)
Food
Ferguson (1969) reared from an unidentified species of oak. (2), (3)
Life Cycle
Ferguson (1985) reported two broods. (3)
See Also
Nemoria arizonaria is more intensely green colored compared to more yellowish of Nemoria daedalea.
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 1969. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Geometrinae of America north of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera). Peabody Museum of Natural History Yale University Bulletin 29. p. 46.
Ferguson, D.C., 1985. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 18.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 28; pl. 1.37-41. (3)
Works Cited
1.Alexander Douglas Campbell Ferguson - 1926-2002
R. W. Hodges. 2003. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 57(4): 299-303.
2. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Geometrinae of America north of Mexico (Insecta, Lepidoptera)
Douglas C. Ferguson. 1969. Peabody Museum of Natural History Yale University Bulletin 29.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 18.1. Geometroidea, Geometridae (Part), Geometrinae
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1985. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.Moths of Southeast Arizona
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems