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Species Androloma disparata - Hodges#9322

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Agaristinae
Genus Androloma
Species disparata (Androloma disparata - Hodges#9322)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Disparate Forester
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Alypia disparata Hy. Edwards, 1884
3 spp. n. of Mex.
Central and southern Texas and down along the the eastern third of Mexico to southern Vera Cruz.
Within Texas the species is divided into two very distinctive populations; a population occurring along the Rio Grande River, but collected most commonly in the Sabal Palm Grove in Cameron County and a more northerly population best represented by specimens from near Kerrville in Kerr County.
Adult specimens reared by Roy Kendall from Ampelopsis arborea (Vitaceae) (Pepper Vine)
See Also
Eight-spotted Forester Moth - Alypia octomaculata - Pix, Map, Info - TexasEnto, Mike Quinn
Internet References
Detailed Discussion - Robert Poole, Nearctica
Photo - Moth Photo Group