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Species Adoneta gemina - Hodges#4682

Adoneta gemina Slug - Adoneta gemina
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Adoneta
Species gemina (Adoneta gemina - Hodges#4682)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Adoneta gemina Dyar, 1906
south TX (Welder WR to Brownsville) (1)(2)
on Texas ebony (Ebenopsis ebano, Fabaceae) (1)
Type: One male, two females, Brownsville, Texas (Mr. Doll)
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1906. Descriptions of new North American moths and larvae. Brooklyn Museum Science Bulletin, 1: 200
Internet References
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Refuge near Sinton, Texas
A. Blanchard, J.E. Gillaspy, D.F. Hardwick, J.W. Johnson, R.O. Kendall, E.C. Knudson, J.C. Schaffer. 1985. The Southwestern Entomologist, 10(3): 195-214.