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Species Perola clara - Hodges#4700.5

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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 Perola
Species clara (Perola clara - Hodges#4700.5 )
Hodges Number
4700.5
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Perola clara Dyar, 1907 (1)
Size
Wingspan: 26 mm (1).
Identification
See original description in print references below (1).
Range
A single(?) record from Arizona in our area (2). Originally described from Oaxaca, Mexico (1).
Remarks
MPG reports that Perola clara was first recognized within the North American fauna by Jason Dombroskie (2).
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1907. "Descriptions of New Species of Moths of the Family Cochlidiidae". Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 1550: 567 (1).
Internet References
Species page at Moth Photographers Group (2)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of New Species of Moths of the Family Cochlidiidae
Harrison G. Dyar. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 1550: 565-567.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems