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Species Litodonta wymola - Hodges#7970

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Litodonta
Species wymola (Litodonta wymola - Hodges#7970)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Litodonta wymola (Barnes, 1905)
Heterocampa wymola Barnes, 1905
Phylogenetic sequence # 930062
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet refers to the collection site of Wymola, Arizona.
Forewing length 14-16 mm. (1)
Southern California and Nevada to western Texas. (1)
Adults have been collected April to October, possibly three flights.(1)
Larval host is Fouquieria splendens (ocotillo) .
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Barnes, W. 1905. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 37(6): 214
Powell, J.A., & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. p.250, pl.42.9 (1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.