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Species Hypercompe oslari - Hodges#8148

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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 Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Spilosomina
Genus Hypercompe
Species oslari (Hypercompe oslari - Hodges#8148)
Hodges Number
8148
Identification
Smaller than the other Hypercompe with which it overlaps in range, with the forewing spots proportionately larger and packed more closely together.
Range
Extreme south Texas south into Mexico
Print References
(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2004. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates.