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Species Givira anna - Anna Carpenterworm Moth - Hodges#2668

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Family Cossidae (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Subfamily Hypoptinae
Genus Givira
Species anna (Anna Carpenterworm Moth - Hodges#2668)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Givira anna (Dyar, 1898)
*Covell, p. 423, plate 60 #15 lists Givira anna as Givera anna (1)
There are 14 named Givira species in America north of Mexico.
Powell and Opler (2009) states there are 15 or more Givira species north of Mexico, including some to be described. (2)
Wingspan 2.5-3.6 cm.
Similar to other Givira but has darker shaded band across forewing and white discal mark .
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough (3) 1911. Revision of the Cossiidae of North America. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. p. 12, pl. 4 fig. 11. (4)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
4.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.