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Species Psaphida thaxterianus - Hodges#10020

Psaphida thaxterianus - male 10020 - Psaphida thaxterianus 10020     Psaphida thaxterianus    (Psaphida thaxterianus) - Psaphida thaxterianus Psaphida thaxterianus Psaphida thaxterianus United States, Michigan, Caterpillar - Psaphida thaxterianus Psaphida thaxterianus Psaphida thaxterianus
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Psaphidina
Genus Psaphida
Species thaxterianus (Psaphida thaxterianus - Hodges#10020)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psaphida thaxterianus (Grote(1), 1874)
Dicopis thaxterianus Grote, 1874
Psaphida rolandi was once considered a subspecies(2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931549 (3)
wingspan about 32 mm
The larval host is Quercus alba (white oak). (4), (2)
Psaphida thaxterianus is listed as a species of concern in several eastern states
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Print References
Grote, A.R., 1874. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Science 2, p. 196.
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 167; pl. 5.4-6. (5)