Eupithecia spermaphaga

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Eupithecia spermaphaga
Eupithecia spermaphaga.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Eupithecia
Species: E. spermaphaga
Binomial name
Eupithecia spermaphaga
(Dyar, 1917)[1][2]
Synonyms
  • Eucymatoge spermaphaga Dyar, 1917

Eupithecia spermaphaga is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is found from British Columbia, through Oregon and Washington to Nevada and California.

The wingspan is about 23–26 mm. There is a grey tint to the ground colour. Adults have been recorded on wing in March, April, July, August, September and October.

The larvae bore the cones of various trees, including Abies concolor, Abies shastaensis and Pseudotsuga taxifolia.[3]

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