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Species Hyparpax perophoroides - Hodges#8026

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Hyparpax
Species perophoroides (Hyparpax perophoroides - Hodges#8026)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hyparpax perophoroides (Strecker, 1876)
Cosmia perophoroides Strecker, 1876
syn. Hyparpax tyria Slosson, 1894
Phylogenetic sequence # 930119
There are five named species of Hyparpax in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Wingspan about 35 mm. (Strecker)
The original description as Cosmia perophoroides Strecker, is available online in the print references below.
Florida, southern Alabama and southern Georgia. (3), (4), (5)
Sandhills and scrubs with abundant oaks.
Heppner (2003) reported adults from January to December in Florida. (5)
Ferguson (1963) reported the larval host is Quercus (oak).
Print References
Ferguson, D.C. 1963. Taxonomic and biological studies of the noctuoid and geometroid moths of Florida. American Phil. Soc. Yearbook, 1962:28.5-288.
Strecker, H. 1876. Descriptions of new species of Aegiale and notes on some other species of North American Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 28: 152.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.Oklahoma moth species list by county (PDF)
4.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
5.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.