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Species Pseudohemihyalea labecula - Freckled Glassy-wing - Hodges#8221

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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 Phaegopterina
Genus Pseudohemihyalea
Species labecula (Freckled Glassy-wing - Hodges#8221)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudohemihyalea labecula (Grote, 1881)
Halisidota labecula Grote, 1881
Hemihyalea labecula
Phylogenetic sequence #930382.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "stained, blemished (freckled)".
Forewing length 21-29 mm. (1)
Southern Nevada, Utah, Colorado through Arizona, New Mexico, west Texas. (1)
Adults fly July through early September. (1)
Hosts unknown but probably include oaks. (1)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1881. Moths collected by Prof. Snow in New Mexico, with list of Eudriini. Papilio 1(9): 174.
Holland, W.J., 1915. The Moth Book. Doubleday, Page & Company. 139, pl.14, f.7 (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler. 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.48.24m, p.273 (1)
Internet References
Moths of Southeastern Arizona - comparison of southern Arizona's Pseudohemihyalea species
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.The Moth Book
W. J. Holland. 1922. Doubleday, Page & Company.