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Species Cisthene liberomacula - Hodges#8062

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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 Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Cisthenina
Genus Cisthene
Species liberomacula (Cisthene liberomacula - Hodges#8062)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Illice liberomacula Dyar, 1904
* phylogenetic sequence # 930179
forewing length 8-10 mm(1)
coastal California(1)
almost always found in association with coastal live oaks(1)
lichens on oaks(1)
Print References
Dyar, H. G. (1904) Descriptions of new forms of the genus Illice Walker. Proc. Ent. Soc. Washington 6 (1): 199
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.