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910366.007522Eupithecia nimbicolor (Hulst, 1896)
Distribution Data for Eupithecia nimbicolor
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Genitalia: See Plate 67 for images of both spread adult and genitalia in Ferris (2018).
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Synonymy: Tephroclystis nimbicolor Hulst, 1896
Eupithecia adornata Taylor, 1906
Eupithecia inclarata Cassino & Swett, 1924
Eupithecia incresata Pearsall, 1910
Tephroclystis obscurior Hulst, 1896
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Bolte, K.B., 1990. Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) VI. Subfamily Larentiinae 1. Revision of the Genus Eupithecia. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 122(S151): 3-253.
  • Ferris, C.D., 2018. Geometridae: Larentiinae: Eupitheciini (Part). Lepidoptera of North America, Part 14. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University, - 191 color plates of adult moths w/ genitalia. (accessed 9/28/2018)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 33.23m; p. 230. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Eupithecia nimbicolor
Gary Anweiler
Eupithecia nimbicolor
LG – Jim Troubridge
Eupithecia nimbicolor
21mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Eupithecia nimbicolor
23mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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