Eupithecia nahuelbuta

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Eupithecia nahuelbuta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Eupithecia
Species: E. nahuelbuta
Binomial name
Eupithecia nahuelbuta
Rindge, 1987[1]

Eupithecia nahuelbuta is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is found in the region of Araucania (the Province of Malleco) in Chile.[2] The habitat consists of the Northern Valdivian Forest Biotic Province.

The length of the forewings is about 9 mm. The forewings are covered with mixture of greyish white, dark brown, brownish black, and reddish brown scales. The hindwings are greyish white, with scattered greyish brown and dark brown scales. Adults have been recorded on wing in February.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name is based on the type locality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taxapad
  2. ^ Rindge, Frederic H., 1987, The Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) of Chile. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 186 (3): 269-363.