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Species Eupseudosoma involuta - Snowy Eupseudosoma Moth - Hodges#8257

Eupseudosoma involuta – Snowy Eupseudosoma Moth - Eupseudosoma involuta Snowy Eupseudosoma Moth - Eupseudosoma involuta Cycnia? - Eupseudosoma involuta Eupseudosoma involuta moth - Eupseudosoma involuta Bright yellow tussock moth caterpillar - Eupseudosoma involuta unknown looking to identify - Eupseudosoma involuta unknown looking to identify - Eupseudosoma involuta
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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 Eupseudosoma
Species involuta (Snowy Eupseudosoma Moth - Hodges#8257)
Hodges Number
8257
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupseudosoma involuta (Sepp, 1849)
Phalaena involuta Sepp, [1855]
Phylogenetic sequence # 930389 (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed Eupseudosoma involuta as the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan about 33 mm.
Range
Florida, Antilles, Mexico to Brazil.
Food
The larval host is Eucalyptus species.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hampson, G.F., 1901. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. 29.