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Species Gloveria arizonensis - Hodges#7696

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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 Gloveria
Species arizonensis (Gloveria arizonensis - Hodges#7696)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gloveria arizonensis Packard, 1872
* phylogenetic sequence #223950
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet arizonensis is Latin meaning "belonging to Arizona." (1)
Forewing length:(2)
males 25-27 mm
females 31-40 mm
Comment by Bob Biagi: "Note, the PM line which is sometimes very prominent in this species, is also slightly jagged or irregular."
Eastern Montana to Colorado and south to western Texas to California. (2)
Adults fly from late June to August. (2)
Larval host are junipers, cypress, and pines. (2)
Print References
Franclemont, J.G., 1973. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1, p. 70; pl. 6.15-19, 7.1-2. (3)
Packard, 1872. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4: 90.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p.235, pl.34.1m, 34.2. (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - Images of live and pinned adults (4)
Moths of Maryland - Images of live adult (taken from Utah)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 20.1. Mimallonoidea (Mimallonidae) and Bombycoidea.....
J. G. Franclemont. 1973. E.W. Classey Ltd. & R.B.D. Publications Inc.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems