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Species Heterocampa obliqua - Oblique Heterocampa - Hodges#7983

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Heterocampa
Species obliqua (Oblique Heterocampa - Hodges#7983)
Hodges Number
7983
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heterocampa obliqua – Packard, 1864
* phylogenetic sequence #930075
Numbers
Twenty-one Heterocampa species are found in America north of Mexcio.
Size
Caterpillar to 45 mm
Identification
Caterpillar: "Green, tan, pink or reddish brown with abundant wavy mottling formed from lines of wine-red spots;white diamond saddle over T3-A4; and body tapered rearward fof A5. Head pale, mottled...Dorsum of prothorax with white triangular mark, edged outwardly with black and reddish wart in each anterior corner."(1)
Range
Eastern North America
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Moths of North Dakota - pinned adult and description.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned Heterocampa obliqua adult and related species.
Works Cited
1.Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2005. Princeton University Press.