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Species Quadrina diazoma - Hodges#7691

Quadrina diazoma - female Larva Day 31 - Quadrina diazoma Moth, dorsal - Quadrina diazoma - female Larva Day 17 - Quadrina diazoma Larva Day 72 - Quadrina diazoma Larva Day 100 - Quadrina diazoma Larva Day 119 - Quadrina diazoma Arizona Moth - Quadrina diazoma
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Family Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Subfamily Lasiocampinae
Tribe Lasiocampini
Genus Quadrina
Species diazoma (Quadrina diazoma - Hodges#7691)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Quadrina diazoma Grote, 1881 (1)
The only species found in America north of Mexico
Forewing length. (2)
♂ 27-30 mm.
♀ 35-38 mm.
The original description of Quadrina diazoma Grote, is available below.
Larval host is live oak. (Comstock, Lep. News 11: 99-102).
See Also
Dicogaster coronada the postmedian and antemedian lines are not parallel. Wider spaced at outer margin. closer together at inner margin.

Gloveria howardi has a very similar pattern, but the wings are slightly more acute.
Print References
Franclemont, J.G., 1973. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1. p. 64, pl. 8.10, 9.1-2.(1)
Grote, A.R. 1881. Papilio. p.175.
Powell, J.A., and P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 34.8, 34.9; p. 235.(2)