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Species Lacosoma elassa - Hodges#7661

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Mimallonoidea (Sack-bearer Moths)
Family Mimallonidae (Sack-bearer Moths)
Genus Lacosoma
Species elassa (Lacosoma elassa - Hodges#7661)
Hodges Number
7661
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Previously placed in its own genus, Naniteta Franclemont, 1973 (1). Naniteta has since been synonymized with Lacosoma (St Laurent et al. 2018)
Range
Only known from two specimens, the holotype and one paratype, both collected in Brownsville, TX in the 1960s (1).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 20.1. Mimallonoidea (Mimallonidae) and Bombycoidea.....
J. G. Franclemont. 1973. E.W. Classey Ltd. & R.B.D. Publications Inc.