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Species Litodonta hydromeli - Hodges#7968

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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 Litodonta
Species hydromeli (Litodonta hydromeli - Hodges#7968)
Hodges Number
7968
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Litodonta hydromeli Harvey, 1876
Phylogenetic sequence # 930060
Identification
Range
mostly: TX-OK, FL, but also: LA-GA, AZ - Map (MPG)
Season
The flight period is March to December (MPG)
Food
Gum Bumelia - Sideroxylon lanuginosum (Sapotaceae) (Weller 1987)
Life Cycle
Weller (1987) described the life cycle in PDF.
Print References
Harvey, L.F. 1876. New Texan moths. The Canadian Entomologist, 8(1): 5.
Weller, S.J. 1987. Litodonta hydromeli Harvey (Notodontidae): description of life stages. Journal of the Lepidopterist Society. 41: 187–194. PDF