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Species Dasylophia melanopa - Western Legume Prominent - Hodges#7959

Western Legume Prominent (Dasylophia seriata)  - Dasylophia melanopa Larva Day 1 - Dasylophia melanopa Larva Day 6 - Dasylophia melanopa Larva Day 11 - Dasylophia melanopa Larva Day 21 - Dasylophia melanopa Adult emerged 9-12-14 - Dasylophia melanopa Arizona Moth - Dasylophia melanopa Dasylophia anguina - Dasylophia melanopa - male
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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Nystaleinae
Genus Dasylophia
Species melanopa (Western Legume Prominent - Hodges#7959)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dasylophia melanopa Barnes, 1901
Oedemasia seriata of authors not Druce, 1887
Explanation of Names
Dasylophia melanopa Barnes, 1901, rev. stat. in Miller et al. (2021) (1), was formerly treated as D. seriata (Druce, 1887), now considered extralimital north of Mexico.
USA: AZ, NM. (1)
Type locality: Huachuca Mountains, AZ.
Works Cited
1.Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae
Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine. 2021. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 1-443.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems