Eupithecia cupressata

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Eupithecia cupressata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Eupithecia
Species:
E. cupressata
Binomial name
Eupithecia cupressata
Pearsall, 1910[1][2]

Eupithecia cupressata is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is found in the Alameda, Mendocino, and Monterey counties in central coastal California.[3]

The length of the forewings is 12–14 mm for both males and females. The forewings are medium brown, speckled with whitish and darker brown scales along the veins. The hindwings are slightly paler than the forewings. Adults are on wing from March to December.

Larvae have been reared on Cupressus macrocarpa and possibly also feed on Sequoia sempervirens.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yu, Dicky Sick Ki (1997–2012). "Eupithecia cupressata Pearsall 1910". Home of Ichneumonoidea. Taxapad. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016.
  2. ^ mothphotographersgroup
  3. ^ Taxonomic note on Eupithecia cupressata Pearsall (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Eupitheciini)