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Species Erosia incendiata - Hodges#7655

Erosia incendiata - Hodges #7655 - Erosia incendiata - female
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Uraniidae (Swallowtail Moths)
Subfamily Epipleminae (Scoopwing Moths)
Genus Erosia
Species incendiata (Erosia incendiata - Hodges#7655)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Erosia incendiata Guenée, [1858]
the only species in the genus for North America north of Mexico
southern Texas to southern Mexico, Yucatan; Costa Rica, French Guiana and Brazil
First recorded from near Kingsville, Texas
Originally described from Brazil
This neotropical moth is a sexually dimorphic species.
See Also
Calledapteryx dryopterata

Callizzia amorata

Callizzia certiorara - pinned photo at Moth Photographers Group
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