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Species Erosia incendiata - Hodges#7655

Erosia incendiata - Hodges #7655 - Erosia incendiata - female
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Classification
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
7655
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Erosia incendiata Guenée, [1858]
Numbers
the only species in the genus for North America north of Mexico
Range
southern Texas to southern Mexico, Yucatan; Costa Rica, French Guiana and Brazil
First recorded from near Kingsville, Texas
Originally described from Brazil
Remarks
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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