Perizoma Geometer Moth
( Perizoma sp. )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Perizoma sp.
(Hübner ,1825 )
Common Name:Perizoma Geometer Moth
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Geometridae
Subfamily:Larentiinae
Tribe:Perizomini
Genus:Perizoma
Taxon Code:LEP01636
ITIS/TSN:189234

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Gardens at Lake Merritt, Lakeside Park, 666 Bellevue, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100110

RECOGNITION
Description
Small geometers with banded brown forewings and plain whitish hindwings.
Wingspan
Wingspan: Usually 20-25 mm.
Diversity
North America: 13 Species.

BIOLOGY
Range
Southern Canad and the norther United States. Extends further south in the Appalachians and Rockies).
Diversity
North America: 13 Species.

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Genus Perizoma. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/25122). Accessed February 19, 2017. .
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