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Species Litodonta wymola - Hodges#7970

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Litodonta
Species wymola (Litodonta wymola - Hodges#7970)
Hodges Number
7970
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.
Size
Forewing length 14-16 mm. (1)
Range
Southern California and Nevada to western Texas. (1)
Season
Adults have been collected April to October, possibly three flights.(1)
Food
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.