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Species Tolype dayi - Hodges#7679

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Family Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Subfamily Poecilocampinae
Genus Tolype
Species dayi (Tolype dayi - Hodges#7679)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tolype dayi Blackmore, 1921
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet dayi in honor of Mr. G.O. Day, who collected some of the first specimens, for his work in western Lepidoptera.
Wingspan 32 mm (male), 39 mm (female)--CBIF
British Columbia to California.
Adults fly from June to September in California.
Larval hosts include Douglas fir, Ponderosa pine, Englemann spruce, Lodgepole pine, White spruce and Western hemlock. (1)
Print References
Blackmore, E.H. 1921. New Lepidoptera from British Columbia. The Canadian Entomologist, 42(12): 266, pl.9, f.1m, f.2f
Internet References
presence in California; list of 9 specimen records with dates and locations (U. of California at Berkeley)
presence in British Columbia; list (U. of British Columbia)