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Species Sericosema wilsonensis - Hodges#6674

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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 Caberini
Genus Sericosema
Species wilsonensis (Sericosema wilsonensis - Hodges#6674)
Hodges Number
6674
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sericosema wilsonensis Cassino & Swett, 1922
Size
Cassino & Swett (1922) listed a wingspan of 30 mm.
Identification
Cassino & Swett (1922) original description is online in the print references.
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (1)
Range
California and Arizona to British Columbia. (2)
Holotype from Mt. Wilson, California in July.
Season
The main flight period appears to be April to September. (2)
Food
Arctostaphylos patula Greene (Greenleaf manzanita).
Print References
Cassino, S.E. & L.W. Swett, 1922. Two new species of Sericosema. The Lepidopterist 3(8): 151.
Valenti, M.A. & Zack, R.S. 1995. Lepidoptera associated with greenleaf manzanita, Arctostaphylos patula E. Greene (Ericaceae), in Shasta County, California. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 97: 876. (3)