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Species Givira lucretia - Hodges#2666

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Family Cossidae (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Subfamily Hypoptinae
Genus Givira
Species lucretia (Givira lucretia - Hodges#2666)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Givira lucretia Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
More than 15 species in America north of Mexico.(1)
There are several known species awaiting description.
Wingspan 23-28 mm. (females largest)
Texas(2); Arizona.
Life Cycle
See Also
Givira theodori, in which the basal half of the forewing shows no dark shading.

Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Powell, J.A., and P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. p. 126.(1)