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Species Hormoschista latipalpis - Hodges#8488

Double-lined Brown Moth - Hormoschista latipalpis Double-lined Brown Moth - Hormoschista latipalpis Double-lined Brown Moth - Hodges #8488 - Hormoschista latipalpis Double-lined Brown Moth - Hodges #8488 - Hormoschista latipalpis unknown moth - Hormoschista latipalpis unknpwn moth - Hormoschista latipalpis unknown moth - Hormoschista latipalpis Hormoschista latipalpis
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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 Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Hormoschista
Species latipalpis (Hormoschista latipalpis - Hodges#8488)
Hodges Number
8488
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hormoschista latipalpis (Walker, 1858)
Hydrelia? latipalpis Walker, 1858
Hormoschista pagenstecheri Möschler, 1890
Phylogenetic sequence # 930724
Numbers
Hormoschista latipalpis is the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico.(1)
Identification
Range
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
Season
Heppner (2003) reported January to December in Florida. (4)
Food
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.