Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Harrisina coracina (Clemens, 1860)
Clemens 1860 (1)
Clemens (1860) stated "The entire insect is black, without the orange colored prothorax of Harrisina [Aglaope] americana
These two individuals determined by Ed Knudson, Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston, TX.
Larval host plant is thought to be Vitis vinifera (Common Grape Vine).
First recorded from the US by Morris (1862) from Captian Carl Pope's US-Mexico Boundary Survey in the early 1850's.
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American Lepidopterology. No. 7. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Harrison G. Dyar, 1895. The larva of Harrisina coracina
7 (235) pp. 306-307. PDF
Morris, J.G., 1862. Synopsis of the described Lepidoptera of North America. Smithsonian Institution
, Washington, D.C. 284