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Species Hypocrisias minima - Hodges#8201

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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 Phaegopterina
Genus Hypocrisias
Species minima (Hypocrisias minima - Hodges#8201)
Hodges Number
8201
Other Common Names
Least Hypocisias (1)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypocrisias minima (Neumoegen, 1883)
Halesidota minima Neumoegen, 1883
Halesidota armillata Hy. Edwards, 1884
Euhalisidota agelia Druce, 1890
* phylogenetic sequence #930359
Size
Wingspan about 31 mm (Neumoegen, 1883).
Range
Southern Arizona south into Mexico. (1) Additional records from New Mexico and west Texas. (2)
Food
Larval host is toothleaf goldeneye (Viguiera dentata). (3)
Print References
Holland, W. J. 1915. The moth book. Doubleday, Page & Company. p.136 (1)
Neumoegen, B. 1883. Description of interesting new species of Heterocera from all parts of our continent. Papilio 3(7-10): 138
Works Cited
1.The Moth Book
W. J. Holland. 1922. Doubleday, Page & Company.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Moths of Southeast Arizona