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Species Virbia ostenta - Hodges#8116

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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 Arctiina
Genus Virbia
Species ostenta (Virbia ostenta - Hodges#8116)
Hodges Number
8116
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Virbia ostenta (Edwards, 1881)
Crocota ostenta Edwards, 1881
Holomelina calera Barnes, 1907
Range
Type locality (ostenta): Prescott, AZ.
Type locality (calera): Huachua Mts., AZ.
Print References
Barnes, W., 1907. New species of North American Lepidoptera. Canadian Entomologist. 10;
Edwards, H., 1881. Descriptions of ywo new species of Lithosidae. Papilio. 1: 12.
Hampson, G.F., 1901. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum. 3: 190, pl. 42, f. 17. (ostenta)
Hampson, G.F., 1920. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum. (Suppl.) 2: 316, pl. 56, f. 18. (calera)