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Species Lycomorpha regulus - Hodges#8084

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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 Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Cisthenina
Genus Lycomorpha
Species regulus (Lycomorpha regulus - Hodges#8084)
Hodges Number
8084
Food
Lichen in the genus Parmelia. Comstock & Henne (1967, see reference below) reported that larvae fed on Parmelia plittii Gyrel during entire metamorphosis.
Remarks
Closely related to L. fulgens, and L. grotei.
Print References
Comstock, J.A., and Christopher Henne. Early Stages of Lycomorpha regulus Grinnell, with Notes on the Imago (Lepidoptera: Amatidae). J. of Research on the Lepidoptera 6(4): 275-280, 1967.
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