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Genus Crinodes

Biedermann's Prominent - Crinodes biedermani Crinodes biedermani larva - Crinodes biedermani Caterpillar--some type of sphingid? - Crinodes biedermani Arizona Moth - Crinodes biedermani Larva Day 1 - Crinodes biedermani Larva Day 10 - Crinodes biedermani Larva Day 20 - Crinodes biedermani Larva Day 30 - Crinodes biedermani
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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 Dudusinae
Tribe Dudusini
Genus Crinodes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Crinodes Herrich-Schaffer 1855 is the senior name
Astylis Boisduval 1872 is a junior synonym
1 species in North America listed at All-Leps
wingspan about 95-100 mm, based on photo by Bruce Walsh from Arizona
southern Arizona and Mexico
larvae feed on Fendler's Ceanothus and perhaps other species of Ceanothus
Internet References
pinned adult and live larva images by various photographers, plus larval foodplant (Bruce Walsh, Moths of Southeastern Arizona)
US distribution map showing presence in southern Arizona only (