Eupithecia coquimbo

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Eupithecia coquimbo
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Eupithecia
Species: E. coquimbo
Binomial name
Eupithecia coquimbo
Rindge, 1991[1]

Eupithecia coquimbo is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is found the Region of Coquimbo (El Qui Province) in Chile.[2] The habitat consists of the Coquimban Desert Biotic Province.

The length of the forewings is about 11 mm for males and 10.5 mm for females. The forewings are dark grey. The hindwings are greyish white anteriorly, becoming dark grey distally. Adults have been recorded on wing in October and November.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name is based on the type locality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taxapad
  2. ^ Rindge, F.H., 1991: The Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) of Chile. 2. American Museum novitates 3020: 1-14. Full article: [1].