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Species Lithacodes gracea - Graceful Slug Moth - Hodges#4664

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Lithacodes
Species gracea (Graceful Slug Moth - Hodges#4664)
Hodges Number
4664
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lithacodes gracea Dyar, 1921
Size
Wingspan: 19mm (1)
Identification
Adult: FW reddish brown, with a narrow, white rigid line, slightly oblique line beyond the middle, followed by a narrow purple brown border. HW dark ocher. (1)
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1921. New American Lepidoptera and records. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus. 9:144 (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults (2)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (3)