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Species Schizura obligata - Hodges#8005.1

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Schizura
Species obligata (Schizura obligata - Hodges#8005.1)
Hodges Number
8005.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schizura obligata (Dyar, 1919)
Dicentria obligata Dyar, 1919
Explanation of Names
Schizura obligata (Dyar, 1919), rev. sat. in Miller et al. (2021), was previously treated as a synonym of Ianassa limosoides (Schaus) in Becker (2014). This species is is misidentified in many collections as S. ipomaeae.
Range
Southern AZ - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality: Zacualpán, Mexico.
Print References
Becker, V.O., 2014. Checklist of New World Notodontidae (Noctuoidea). Lepidoptera Novae, 7(1): 1-40.
Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2021. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 124; pl. A-16, figs. 38-40; pl. 57, fig. 1 (♂ gen.); pl. 72, fig. 2 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 85, fig. 3 (♀ gen.); pl. L-16, figs. 9, 10 (larva). - order