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91a1023 – 6623   Carphoides setigera Rindge, 1958
             Green Carphoides
Distribution Data for Carphoides setigera
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Distribution: Holotype: Pinery Canyon, Chiricahua Mtns., Cochise Co., AZ.
Field Marks:
See Rindge, 1958: 16; figs. 10, 27, 28, 29 and Ringe, 1964.
Similar Species:
  • Tracheops bolteri Hulst, 1896 forewing has median line with two large outwardly pointed teeth and a more well defined white, scalloped st. line margined with black.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Carphoides setigera Rindge, 1958
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Rindge, F.H., 1958. Descriptions of and notes on North American Geometridae (Lepidoptera). No. 2. American Museum of Natural History Novitates, 1872: 1-23.
  • Rindge, F.H., 1964. A revision of the genera Carphoides, Paraphoides, and Galenara (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). American Museum Novitates, 2189: 1-53.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Carphoides setigera
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