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Species Pseudhapigia brunnea - Hodges#8029

Pseudhapigia brunnea Pseudhapigia brunnea 12 day old larva - Pseudhapigia brunnea Sphingid? - Pseudhapigia brunnea We don't know what this one is - Pseudhapigia brunnea Unknown caterpillar on Arizona kidneywood (Eysenhardtia orthocarpa) - Pseudhapigia brunnea Pseudhapigia brunnea Pseudhapigia brunnea? - Pseudhapigia brunnea Pseudhapigia brunnea? - Pseudhapigia brunnea
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Pseudhapigia
Species brunnea (Pseudhapigia brunnea - Hodges#8029)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudhapigia brunnea Schaus, 1901
Hapigia estrella Barnes, 1904
Phylogenetic sequence # 930120(1)
Explanation of Names
Brunne is Latin for brown. (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed Pseudhapigia brunnea as the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan 43 mm. (3)
Southern Arizona and Mexico.
Bug Guide record reared from Eysenhardtia orthocarpa (A. Gray) S. Watson (kidneywood).
Print References
Schaus, W. 1901. A revision of the American Notodontidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 343.