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Species Tolype austella - Hodges#7671

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Classification
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 Macromphaliinae
Genus Tolype
Species austella (Tolype austella - Hodges#7671)
Hodges Number
7671
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tolype austella Franclemont, 1973 (1)
Numbers
Eleven Tolype species are found the America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan:
females 45-48 mm.
males avearge 33 mm.
Identification
Sinuous postmedial appears double and the lines drift apart at the inner margin.
Bold subterminal band.
Large dark patch on thorax (dorsal).
Range
Southern Arizona.
Type; Peña Blanca 3950', Santa Cruz Co., Arizona.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Season
Adult records from July through August.
See Also
Moths of Southeastern Arizona - side by side comparison of the Arizona species.
Print References
Franclemont, J.G., 1973. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1. E.W. Classey Ltd. & R.B.D. Publications Inc., p. 36; plate 3, figs. 31-32. (1)