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Species Hypomecis luridula - Hodges#6437

possible Hypomecis luridula  - Hypomecis luridula
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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 Boarmiini
Genus Hypomecis
Species luridula (Hypomecis luridula - Hodges#6437)
Hodges Number
6437
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypomecis luridula (Hulst, 1896)
Alcis luridula Hulst, 1896 (1)
Cleora luridula (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916)
Glena luridula (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916)
Pseudoboarmia luridula (Rindge, 1956) (2)
Size
Rindge (1973) listed the forewing lengths. (2)
♂ 15-17 mm.
♀ 17-18 mm.
Identification
Hulst (1896) original description is online in PDF.(1)
Rindge (1973) PDF describes the adults including genitalia. (2)
Fresh specimens have are a violaceous gray color which will distinguish from other members of the genus. (2)
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Georgia, Florida and possibly Alabama.(3)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported adults in February, April, August and September. (3)
Rindge (1973) reported a flight period of January through May, and August and September. (2)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the larval host as unknown. (3)
Rindge (1973) reported the larval host as unknown. (2)
See Also
Glena cognataria has much bolder transverse lines.
Print References
Hulst, G.D., 1896. Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23. p. 346. (1)
Rindge, F.H., 1973. A revision of the North American species of the genus Pseudoboarmia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum Novitates 2514. pp. 1-3, 7-9, 13; figs. 1, 11, 17, 21. (2)
Works Cited
1.Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species
George D. Hulst. 1896. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 245-386.
2.A revision of the North American species of the genus Pseudoboarmia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) [Hypomecis]
Frederick H. Rindge. 1973. American Museum Novitates, 2514: .
3.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems