Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


spear-marked black moth
Rheumaptera hastata (Linnaeus)

Resources



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

0805036
0805036

spear-marked black moth
Rheumaptera hastata
Adult(s)
Edward H. Holsten
0805035
0805035

spear-marked black moth
Rheumaptera hastata
Larva(e)
Edward H. Holsten
0805034
0805034

spear-marked black moth
Rheumaptera hastata
Damage
Peter A. Rush


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Geometroidea
Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Larentiinae
Tribe: Rheumapterini
Genus: Rheumaptera



References

Common Name Reference: Drooz AT, ed. 1989. Insects of eastern forests. Misc. Publ. 1426. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service. 608 p.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm