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Geometridae
911305.00 – 6871   Neoselenia hilumaria (Hulst, 1886)

Charles W. Melton
Distribution: Type locality: Colorado.
Description/
Field Marks:
Caution: Specimens identified here as hilumaria may represent a species in the genus Hygrochroma, possibly the "extralimital" H. blaziaria or close to it. Further study it needed.
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Synonymy: Endropia hilumaria Hulst, 1886
Taxonomic Notes: Neoselenia hilumaria (Hulst, 1886) was formerly in the genus Caripeta. The Neotropical genus Neoselenia was formally described by Pitkin (2002) with hilumaria as its sole representative from north of Mexico.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1886. New species and varieties of Geometridae. Entomologica Americana, 1(11): 206.
  • Pitkin, L.M., 2002. Neotropical ennomine moths: a review of the genera (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 135(2-3): 121-401.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Neoselenia hilumaria
Jim Eckert
Neoselenia hilumaria
Jim Eckert
Neoselenia hilumaria
Zach Vogel
Neoselenia hilumaria
- type - LGAMNH
Neoselenia hilumaria
35mm – Jim Vargo
Neoselenia hilumaria
36mm - f. – McGuire Center Collection
Neoselenia hilumaria
35mm - – McGuire Center Coll.
Neoselenia hilumaria
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Neoselenia hilumaria
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Neoselenia hilumaria
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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