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Species Tolype distincta - Hodges#7677

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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 Poecilocampinae
Genus Tolype
Species distincta (Tolype distincta - Hodges#7677)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Latin for "separate, distinct; decorated or adorned"
Wingspan 3.3 cm
Western North America
Larvae are said to feed on conifers in the the Pine family (Pinaceae)
Print References
Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands(1)
Works Cited
1.Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands
Jeffrey Miller, Paul Hammond. 2000. USDA Forest Service, FHTET-98-18.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group