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Species Psaliodes fervescens - Hodges#7315

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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 Hydriomenini
Genus Psaliodes
Species fervescens (Psaliodes fervescens - Hodges#7315)
Hodges Number
7315
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psaliodes fervescens Dyar, 1920 (1)
Size
Dyar (1920) listed a wingspan of 13 mm. (1)
Wingspan ranges from 10-13 mm.
Identification
Dyar (1920) original description online in PDF. (1)
Range
Arizona; Mexico.
Holotype ♀ collected near Mexico City, Mexico in August (1919).
First recorded in the United States from Madera Canyon, Santa Rita Mountains, southern Arizona, July 30 to August 11, 1947 by J.A. Comstock and L.M. Martin. (2)
Season
July and August records.
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1920. New Lepidoptera, chiefly from Mexico, with synonymic notes. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus. 8: 195.(1)
Rindge, F.H., 1958. Descriptions of and notes on North American Geometridae (Lepidoptera), no.2. American Museum Novitates, 1872: p. 6; fig. 6. (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New Lepidoptera, chiefly from Mexico, with synonymic notes
H. G. Dyar. 1920. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 8: 187-198.
2.Descriptions of and notes on North American Geometridae (Lepidoptera), No.2.
Frederick H. Rindge. 1958. American Museum Novitates 1872: 1-23.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group