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Species Phoenicoprocta lydia - Hodges#8285.1

Lydia Tiger Moth - Phoenicoprocta lydia
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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 Euchromiina
Genus Phoenicoprocta
Species lydia (Phoenicoprocta lydia - Hodges#8285.1)
Hodges Number
8285.1
Other Common Names
Lydia Tiger Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phoenicoprocta lydia (Druce, 1889)
Orig. Comb: Dycladia lydia Druce, 1889
Range
Stray to south Texas, Starr Co. / S. to C. Amer. - Map (MPG)
Type Locality: Tabasco, Mexico
Remarks
1st US record.
Local newspapers will run an article today; and the state parks dept. will run an article throughout Texas on Friday. Maybe it will go national and you can read the article. Fran Bartle, 8 October, 2008
Print References
Druce, H. 1889. Descriptions of New Species of Lepidoptera, Chiefly from Central America. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 6, 4: 77-94. Full PDF
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn, 2008