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Species Dasychira tephra - Hodges#8292

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Lymantriinae (Tussock Moths)
Tribe Orgyiini
Genus Dasychira
Species tephra (Dasychira tephra - Hodges#8292)
Hodges Number
8292
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dasychira tephra Hübner, 1809
* phylogenetic sequence #930144
Numbers
Sixteen Dasychira species occur in America north of Mexico.(1)
Range
eastern United States to Texas and Iowa
Print References
Wagner, David L., (2005).Caterpillars of Eastern North America: a guide to identification and natural history.(2)
Hodges, Ronald W. (ed.), 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico (3)
Ferguson, D. C., 1978. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 22.2: p. 25; pl. 2.1-12.(4)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of living Dasychira tephra and related species.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
lepbarcoding.org - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned Dasychira tephra and related species.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2005. Princeton University Press.
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 22.2. Noctuoidea, Lymantriidae
D. C. Ferguson. 1978. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.