Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Previous events


Species Oligocentria delicata - Hodges#8020

moth - Oligocentria delicata Oligocentria? - Oligocentria delicata Oligocentria pallida - Oligocentria delicata Oligocentria delicata - male Oligocentria delicata - male Oligocentria delicata - female Oligocentria delicata - female Oligocentria delicata - male
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Heterocampinae
Genus Oligocentria
Species delicata (Oligocentria delicata - Hodges#8020)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oligocentria delicata (Dyar, 1905)
Janassa lignicolor var. delicata Dyar, 1905
Explanation of Names
Oligocentria delicata (Dyar, 1905), n. comb. in Miller et al. (2021) (1), was formerly in the genus Ianassa, n. comb. in Becker (2014) (2) and in Oligocentria in the Hodges 1983 Checklist.
AZ, southwestern NM. (1)
Type locality: Palmerlee, Cochise Co., 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.Checklist of New World Notodontidae (Noctuoidea)
Becker, V.O. 2014. Lepidoptera Novae, 7(1): 1-40.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems