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Species Tolype austella - Hodges#7671

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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 austella (Tolype austella - Hodges#7671)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tolype austella Franclemont, 1973 (1)
Eleven Tolype species are found the America north of Mexico. (1)
females 45-48 mm.
males avearge 33 mm.
Sinuous postmedial appears double and the lines drift apart at the inner margin.
Bold subterminal band.
Large dark patch on thorax (dorsal).
Southern Arizona.
Type; Peña Blanca 3950', Santa Cruz Co., Arizona.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
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)