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Species Lophocampa ingens - Hodges#8208

West Clear Creek caterpillar - Lophocampa ingens Hairy Caterpillar - Lophocampa ingens Moth  - Lophocampa ingens Lophocampa ingens, 8208 - Lophocampa ingens Lophocampa ingens Black and yellow tufted caterpillar - Lophocampa ingens Larva - Lophocampa ingens Caterpillar nest - Lophocampa ingens
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Phaegopterina
Genus Lophocampa
Species ingens (Lophocampa ingens - Hodges#8208)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lophocampa ingens (Hy. Edwards, 1881)
Halysidota ingens Hy. Edwards, 1881
Phylogenetic sequence # 930367 (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 11 species of the genus Lophocampa in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length 21-27 mm. (2)
Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the adults fly late July to the middle of August. (2)
Moth Photographers group displays records from April to September. (3)
The larval hosts include:(2)
Pinus edulis (pinion Pine) * - plant information
Pinus ponderosa (ponderosa pine) * - plant information
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 272, plate 48, fig. 17. (2)