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Species Hypercompe caudata - Hodges#8147

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Spilosomina
Genus Hypercompe
Species caudata (Hypercompe caudata - Hodges#8147)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypercompe caudata (Walker, 1855)
Ecpantheria caudata Walker, 1855
Phylogenetic sequence # 930324
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed six species of the genus Hypercompe in America north of Mexico.(1)
Hampson (1901) listed a wingspan of ♂ 56 mm; ♀ 86 mm.
Hampson (1901) revised description as Ecpantheria caudata Walker, is available in the print references.
Southern Texas and southern Arizona to Columbia. (2), (3)
January, April, October and November. (4)
See Also
Hypercompe oslari which is also found in southern Texas

Hypercompe scribonia found in most of the eastern United States
Print References
Druece, H., 1881. Lepidoptera: Heterocera. Biologia Centrali-American, 96
Hampson, L. 1901. Arctiadae and Agaristidae: Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. 3: 379.