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Species Scopula aemulata - Hodges#7151

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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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Scopulini
Genus Scopula
Species aemulata (Scopula aemulata - Hodges#7151)
Hodges Number
7151
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scopula aemulata (Hulst, 1896)
Acidalia tawneata Cassino, 1931
Leptomeris aemulata Hulst, 1896
Phylogentic Sequence # 910559
Size
WS ≈ 17mm (BG images)
Identification
Range
south-eastern (AL, FL, LA, SC, TX) (1)(2)
See Also
Single-dotted Wave Moth - Idaea dimidiata has a smoothly curved PM line.


Most other (similar) species of Scopula have a pointed shape on the outer margin of the hind-wings or a bright-white ground coloration.
Frosted Tan Wave Moth - Scopula cacuminaria




Large Lace-border Moth - Scopula limboundata


Chalky Wave Moth - Scopula purata