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Species Dicogaster coronada - Hodges#7692

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Classification
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 Lasiocampinae
Tribe Lasiocampini
Genus Dicogaster
Species coronada (Dicogaster coronada - Hodges#7692)
Hodges Number
7692
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gloveria coronada Barnes, 1904
syn. Gloveria valens Dyar, 1906
Phylogenetic sequence # 223850
Size
Barnes (1904) listed the wingspan of the male as 70-85 mm.
Wingspan 70-130 mm.
Food
The larval host plants includes two species of oak. (1)
Quercus oblongifolia (Mexican blue oak).
Quercus emoryi (Emory oak).
Print References
Barnes, W., 1904. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 36(9): 268.
Franclemont, J.G., 1973. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1. E.W. Classey Ltd. & R.B.D. Publications Inc., p. 65; pl. 8.7-9. (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 34, figs. 10, 11; p. 236. (3)