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Species Apoda latomia - Western Rectilinea Slug Moth - Hodges#4668.1

Apoda rectilinea latomia - Apoda latomia Rectilinea Slug Moth - Hodges#4668 (Apoda rectilinea) ? - Apoda latomia Rectilinea Slug Moth - Hodges#4668 (Apoda rectilinea) ? - Apoda latomia Apoda latomia Lithacodes fasciola? - Apoda latomia Lithacodes fasciola? - Apoda latomia
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Classification
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 Apoda
Species latomia (Western Rectilinea Slug Moth - Hodges#4668.1)
Hodges Number
4668.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apoda latomia (Harvey, 1875)
Limacodes latomia Harvey, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence #141200
► Formerly a subspecies of Apoda rectilinea, has since been given full species status (reference?).
Identification
Less well-marked and paler brown than A. rectilinea.
Range
West Texas to Gila County, Arizona
Remarks
See Bob Patterson's comment here:
Print References
Harvey, 1875. Descriptions of new Limacodes. Canadian Entomologist. 9: 75.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adult (1)
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens (2)