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Species Catocala ophelia - Hodges#8854

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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 Erebinae
Tribe Catocalini
Genus Catocala (Underwings)
Species ophelia (Catocala ophelia - Hodges#8854)
Hodges Number
8854
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala ophelia Hy. Edwards, 1880 (1), (2), (3)
Catocala verrilliana var. ophelia Hy. Edwards, 1880 (4), (5)
Catocala ophelia var. dollii Beutenmüller, 1907 (1), (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #930840
Explanation of Names
Ophelia, former lover of Hamlet, is a character from Shakespeare's play Hamlet. Henry Edwards is known to use Shakespearean female characters when naming insects.
Range
Type locality: Mendocino County, California (Mr. O. Baron). (4)
Food
California white oak (Quercus lobata), black oak (Quercus kelloggii), burr oak (Quercus macrocarpa), canyon live oak (Quercus chrysolepis). (6)
Life Cycle
Adult; young larva; older larva
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough, 1918. Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1): p.38; Pl.8, f.13-14; Pl.14, f.8 (larva). (2)
Edwards, Hy., 1880. Descriptions of some new species of Catocala. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 2(12): 95. (4)
Works Cited
1.New forms of Catocala.
William Beutenmüller . 1907. Bulletin of the Americal Museum of Natural History, 23(26): 935-940.
2.Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala.
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1918. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1).
3.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) IV. Nomenclatorial stabilization of the ....
Lawrence Gall, David Hawks. 2010. Zookeys 39: 37-83.
4.Descriptions of some new species of Catocala.
Henry Edwards. 1880. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 2(12): 93-97.
5.Notes upon the genus Catocala, with descriptions of new varieties and species.
Henry Edwards. 1880. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 3(7): 53-62.
6.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
7.North American Moth Photographers Group