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Species Eupithecia satyrata - Hodges#7520

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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 Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species satyrata (Eupithecia satyrata - Hodges#7520)
Hodges Number
7520
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupithecia satyrata (Hübner, [1813])
Geometra satyrata Hubner, [1813]
Eupithecia satyraria Boisduval, 1840
Eupithecia fagicolaria Robson & Gardner, 1886
Eupithecia satyrata subatrata Staudinger, 1871
Eupithecia satyrata dodata Taylor, 1906
Eupithecia satyrata intimate Pearsall, 1908
Eupithecia satyrata fumata Taylor, 1910
* phylogenetic sequence #219375
Explanation of Names
Specific name satyrata is from the Greek name of the legendary wood ape Satyrus. (1)
Size
Forewing length 10-12 mm. (2)
Identification
Range
Southern Yukon and British Columbia, east across Canada to Labrador and Newfoundland, south through the Sierra Nevadas in California. (2)
Food
The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants, sometimes shrubs and broad-leaf angiosperms, where the flowering structures are usually consumed. (2)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.33.22f; p.230 (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.