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Species Philagraula slossoniae - Hodges#7654

Epipleminae - Philagraula slossoniae
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Uraniidae (Swallowtail Moths)
Subfamily Epipleminae (Scoopwing Moths)
Genus Philagraula
Species slossoniae (Philagraula slossoniae - Hodges#7654)
Hodges Number
7654
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Philagraula slossoniae Hulst, 1896 (1)
Explanation of Names
The species is named in honor of Mrs. Slosson who collected the holotype ♂ in "South Florida."
Numbers
Philagraula slossoniae is the only member of the genus found in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Hulst (1896) listed a wingspan of 25 mm.
Range
Florida. (4)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported January to August; December. (4)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed the larval host as unknown. (4)
See Also

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Antiplecta triangularis, found in southern Texas.
Print References
Hulst, George D., 1896. A classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 23: 310. (1)
Works Cited
1.Classification of the Geometrina of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species
George D. Hulst. 1896. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 23: 245-386.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems