WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

91a0322 – 7616   Eupithecia irremorata (Dyar, 1923)
Distribution Data for Eupithecia irremorata
Large Map & Chart Report Errors About Maps
Distribution: Dessert habitat from Clark Co., CA to Yuma Co., AZ. (Ferris & Russo 2023)
Type locality: Palm Springs, CA.
and Size:
Flight: March-June.
Genitalia: See Ferris & Russo (2023); figs. 6. (Note: Ferris (2018), pl. 161 incorrectly illustrated two males of neremorata as irremorata (Ferris & Russo 2023).)
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Nasusina irremorata Dyar, 1923
Taxonomic Notes: Eupithecia irremorata (Dyar, 1923), n. comb., was formerly in the genus Prorella (Schmidt & McGuinness in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023). Irremorata is a member of the remorata group.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferris, C.D. & J. Russo, 2023. Review of the Prorella remorata Group with Description of a New Species from Arizona (Geometridae: Larentiinae: Eupitheciini). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 77(4): 226-234.
  • 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)
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1949. Revision of the North American species of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 93(8): 533-728.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Eupithecia irremorata
- LG – Cliff Ferris
Eupithecia irremorata
- LG – Cliff Ferris

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone