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Species Apocrisias thaumasta - Hodges#8219

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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 Phaegopterina
Genus Apocrisias
Species thaumasta (Apocrisias thaumasta - Hodges#8219)
Hodges Number
8219
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apocrisias thaumasta Franclemont, 1966 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930379
Explanation of Names
Numbers
The only named species of Apocrisias in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan 49-56 mm. (1)
Identification
Apocrisias thaumasta Franclemont, original description is available in PDF and online in the print references below. (1)
Franclemont also describes the larva. (1)

Range
Southern Arizona. (3),
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Most records of adults are from July to August. (4)
See Also
Compare to others on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Franclemont, J.G. 1966. Two new species of Arctiidae from southern Arizona (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae, Arctiinae). Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 68: 255. (1)
Works Cited
1.Two new species of Arctiidae from southern Arizona (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae, Arctiinae)
John G. Franclemont. 1966. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 68: 250-257 .
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.Moths of Southeast Arizona
4.North American Moth Photographers Group