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Species Heterocampa subrotata - Small Heterocampa - Hodges#7985

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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 subrotata (Small Heterocampa - Hodges#7985)
Hodges Number
7985
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heterocampa subrotata Harvey, 1874
Explanation of Names
Our smallest Heterocampa sp. (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 21 species of the genus Heterocampa in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan 28-36 mm. (1)
Identification
Range
e. US to AZ - Map (MPG)(3)
Season
Mature larvae reported May to November. (4)
Food
Hackberry - Celtis (Ulmaceae) (4)
Remarks
Common (1)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. plate 42, fig. 12; p. 250. (5)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2005. Princeton University Press.
5.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
6.Butterflies of North America
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems