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Species Lambdina pultaria - Southern oak looper - Hodges#6889

Unfamiliar Geometrid - Hodges #6889 - Southern Oak Looper Moth - Lambdina pultaria - female Unfamiliar Geometrid - Hodges #6889 - Southern Oak Looper Moth - Lambdina pultaria - female Lambdina pultaria
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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 Lambdina
Species pultaria (Southern oak looper - Hodges#6889)
Hodges Number
6889
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lambdina pultaria (Guenée, [1858])
Ellopia pultaria Guenee 1857
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include New York to Florida; Arkansas to Louisiana. (1)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported January to May; October; December. (1)
Food
Ferguson (1975) reported various oak species including Quercus borealis (red oak). (2)
Print References
Guenee, 1857. Phal. 1: 131, 201.
Works Cited
1.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
2.Host records for Lepidoptera reared in Eastern North America
D. C. Ferguson. 1975. United States Department of Agriculture 1521: 1-45.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems