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Species Hormoschista latipalpis - Hodges#8488

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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 Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Hormoschista
Species latipalpis (Hormoschista latipalpis - Hodges#8488)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hormoschista latipalpis (Walker, 1858)
Hydrelia? latipalpis Walker, 1858
Hormoschista pagenstecheri Möschler, 1890
Phylogenetic sequence # 930724
Hormoschista latipalpis is the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico.(1)
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Maryland to Florida(2), Kentucky to Texas(3); West Indies. (4)
Kimball (1956) reported Hormoschista latipalpis at Cape Cod following two hurricanes in 1954. PDF
Heppner (2003) reported January to December in Florida. (4)
Heppner (2003) reported the host was unknown. (4)
Print References
Kimball, C.P., 1956. Southern Lepidoptera on Cape Cod after hurricanes. The Lepidopterists' News, 10: 112. PDF
Walker, F. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, London, 1763.