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Species Givira theodori - Hodges#2662

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Family Cossidae (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Subfamily Hypoptinae
Genus Givira
Species theodori (Givira theodori - Hodges#2662)
Hodges Number
2662
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Givira theodori (Dyar, 1893)
Hypopta theodori Dyar, 1893
Givira kunzei Dyar, 1923
Phylogenetic sequence # 083175
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Theodore Cockerell, who sent Dyar the first specimen.
Size
Forewing length 9-14 mm. (1)
Range
sw US (AZ-TX-CO-UT) - Map (MPG),(2),(1)
Food
Larvae of the family Cossidae are wood borers.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough 1911. Revision of the Cossidae of North America. Cont. Nat. Hist. of Lep. N. America 1(1): 16. (3)
Dyar, H.G. 1893. New species of Hypopta. The Canadian Entomologist 25(9): 220
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl.13.11m; p.126 (1)