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Species Macrocneme chrysitis - Southern Cyan Tiger Moth - Hodges#8273

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Euchromiina
Genus Macrocneme
Species chrysitis (Southern Cyan Tiger Moth - Hodges#8273)
Hodges Number
8273
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macrocneme chrysitis (Guerin-Meneville)
Orig. Comb: Glaucopis chrysitis Guerin-Meneville 1844
Explanation of Names
chrys (G) 'gold' (1)
Numbers
Large genus in the tropics, but only M. chrysitis has been recorded in the U.S.
Range
c. TX to S. Amer.
Season
Jun-Dec (MPG, BG data)
Print References
Knudson, E. & C. Bordelon. 2004. Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, TX. Vol. 2B : Macro-Moths. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates. (2)
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2004. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates.