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Species Haematomis uniformis - Hodges#8093

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Cisthenina
Genus Haematomis
Species uniformis (Haematomis uniformis - Hodges#8093)
Hodges Number
8093
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Haematomis uniformis Schaus, 1899
Phylogenetic sequence # 930211
Numbers
The only member of the genus Haematomis found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
The wingspan averages 24-30 mm.
Identification
Original description is online: (215).
Forewing has a rose colored patch where the wing meets the body.
Hindwings are gray with some white at the base and darker towards the costal margin.
Range
Arizona, the Big Bend region of Texas and south into Mexico.
Type locality: Mexico: Oaxaca.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with some collection dates.
Season
The adults are most common from July through September. (2)
Food
Larval host unknown.
See Also
Haematomis mexicana is very similar but has larger light shaded area along the costa and is only found in Mexico.
Rhabdatomis laudamia, has wider light shaded area along the inner margin.
Print References
Schaus, W., 1893. New species of Lithosiidae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 7: 215.