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Species Artace colaria - Hodges#7684

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Family Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Subfamily Poecilocampinae
Genus Artace
Species colaria (Artace colaria - Hodges#7684)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Artace colaria Franclemont, 1973
* phylogenetic sequence #223650
Forewing length: ♂ 15 mm, ♀ 23 mm. (1)
Larva - red-brown, closely matching the color of manzanita stems. (1)
Known only from the mountains of southeastern Arizona but may also occur in adjacent New Mexico and Mexico. (1)
Type locality: Madera Canyon, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
McFarland reports the larval host as pointleaf manzanita (Arctostaphylos pungens Kunth, Ericaceae). (1)
Print References
Franclemont, J.G. 1973. Mimallonoidea (Mimallonidae) and Bombycoidea (Apatelodidae, Bombycidae, Lasiocampidae). Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 20.1: p.50, pl.3.21-23 (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p.234, pl.38.5m (1)
Internet References
Project Noah - photo of purported A. colaria from southwestern Mexico
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 20.1. Mimallonoidea (Mimallonidae) and Bombycoidea.....
J. G. Franclemont. 1973. E.W. Classey Ltd. & R.B.D. Publications Inc.