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Species Estigmene albida - Hodges#8132

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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 Spilosomina
Genus Estigmene
Species albida (Estigmene albida - Hodges#8132)
Hodges Number
8132
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Estigmene albida (Stretch)
Orig. Comb: Leucarctia albida Stretch, [1874]
Phylogenetic sequence # 930318
Numbers
one of 2 species in this genus found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Wingspan about 50 mm.
Identification
The original description as Leucarctia albida Stretch, is available online using the link in the print preferences below.
Range
CA to w. TX, CO (plus strays further north?) - Map (MPG)
See Also
Print References
Stretch, 1874. Illustrations of the Zyaeniae & Bombyciae of North America. p. 203.
Works Cited
1.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 .