Epipristis transiens

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Epipristis transiens
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Epipristis
Species: E. transiens
Binomial name
Epipristis transiens
(Sterneck, 1927)[1]
Synonyms
  • Pingarmia transiens Sterneck, 1927

Epipristis transiens is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in China (Beijing, Shanxi, Henan, Shaanxi and Ningxia).

The length of the forewings is 15–16 mm for males and 16–18 mm for females. The wings are greyish white, suffused with blackish scales.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pitkin, Linda M. ; Hongxiang Han & Shayleen James, 2007, Moths of the tribe Pseudoterpnini (Geometridae: Geometrinae): a review of the genera, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 150: 343-412. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00287.x
  2. ^ Han, H.; Expósito H., A.; Xue, D. 2009: A taxonomic study of Epipristis Meyrick, 1888 from China, with descriptions of two new species (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Geometrinae). Zootaxa, 2263: 31-41. Abstract & excerpt PDF