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Species Lobocleta plemyraria - Straight-lined Wave Moth - Hodges#7097

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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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Sterrhini
Genus Lobocleta
Species plemyraria (Straight-lined Wave Moth - Hodges#7097)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lobocleta plemyraria (Guenée, [1858])
Acidalia plemyraria Guenée, [1858]
Acidalia balistaria Guenée, 1857
A. perirrorata Packard, 1873
Eois rufescens Hulst, 1896
Lobocleta moricaria Dyar, 1923
Euacidalia helena Cassino, 1931
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length as 7-9 mm.(1)
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include New Jersey to Florida, South Dakota to Texas. (2)
Moth Photographers Group includes New Mexico to southern California. (3),(4)
The main flight period is March through October. (3)
Heppner (2003) reported year round in Florida. (2)
Heppner (2003) reported the host as unknown. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) mentioned Noel McFarland reported the larval host as Chamaesyce sp. (sandmat). (1)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 31, fig. 26; p. 222. (1)