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Species Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii - Edwards' Glassy-wing - Hodges#8222

pretty tiger - Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii 8222 - Edwards' Glassy-wing - Hemihyalea edwardsii - Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii 154 - Very large, and colorful! - Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii 131 - Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii Nocturnal moth - Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii Pseudohemihyalea - Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii
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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 Phaegopterina
Genus Pseudohemihyalea
Species edwardsii (Edwards' Glassy-wing - Hodges#8222)
Hodges Number
8222
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii (Packard, 1864)
Halisidota edwardsii Packard, 1864
Hemihyalea edwardsii
Phylogenetic sequence # 930381
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of entomologist Henry "Harry" Edwards (1827 - 1891).
Size
Forewing length 26-29 mm. (1)
Range
Western Oregon to southern California, Arizona and southwestern New Mexico. (2), (3), (1)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported August to October. (1)
Moth Photographers Group included April and July to November records. (4)
Food
McFarland (1975) reported several species of oak. (5)
Quercus chrysolepis (canyon live oak).
Quercus garryana( Oregon white oak).
Print References
McFarland, N., 1975. Larval foodplant records for 106 species of American moths. Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society, 29(2): 115. (5)
Packard Jr., A.S. 1864. Synopsis of the Bombycidae of the United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3: 129.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p.273, pl.48.23. (1)