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Species Cecrita cubana - Hodges#7984

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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 Cecrita
Species cubana (Cecrita cubana - Hodges#7984)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cecrita cubana (Grote, 1866)
Heterocampa cubana Grote(1), 1866
Phylogenetic sequence # 930076(2)
Explanation of Names
Cecrita cubana (Grote, 1866), n. comb. in Miller et al. (2021)(3), was formerly placed in the genus Skaphita in Becker (2014)(4) who transferred it from Heterocampa.
See Miller et al. (2021)(3)
The original description is online in the print references below.
Determined by Bob Patterson.
Florida and Cuba. (5), (6)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Type locality: Cuba.
Heppner (2003) reported adults in all months except June and August in Florida. (6)
Larval host is unknown. (6)
Print References
Grote(1), A.R., 1865. Notes on the Bombycidae of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 5: p. 252.
Works Cited
1.Augustus Radcliffe Grote, Lepidopterist (1841-1903)
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.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.
4.Checklist of New World Notodontidae (Noctuoidea)
Becker, V.O. 2014. Lepidoptera Novae, 7(1): 1-40.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems