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Species Pyromorpha dyari - Hodges#4632

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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 Zygaenidae (Leaf Skeletonizer Moths)
Subfamily Procridinae
Genus Pyromorpha
Species dyari (Pyromorpha dyari - Hodges#4632)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyromorpha dyari (Jordan, 1913) (1)
Tetraclonia dyari Jordan, 1913 (new name for Gingla laterculae)
Gingla laterculae Dyar, 1900
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Harrison Gray Dyar, Jr.
See Also
Pyromorpha latercula has a black collar. Compare at Moths of Southeastern Arizona (2)
Print References
Jordan, K. 1913. 2. Familie: Zygaenidae. In: SEITZ, A., Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Die Gross- Schmetterlinge des Amerikanischen Faunengebietes. 6.Band: Die amerikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - Verlag des SEITZ'sehen Werkes (Alfred Kernen), Stuttgart, 25.2.1913:21-31