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Species Heterocampa 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 Heterocampa
Species cubana (Heterocampa cubana - Hodges#7984)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heterocampa cubana Grote(1), 1866
Phylogenetic sequence # 930076(2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 21 species of the genus Heterocampa in America north of Mexico. (2)
The original description is online in the print references below.
Determined by Bob Patterson.
Florida and Cuba. (3), (4)
Arizona(?) (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Heppner (2003) reported adults in all months except June and August in Florida. (4)
Larval host is unknown. (4)
Print References
Grote(1), A.R., 1865. Notes on the Bombycidae of Cuba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 5: p. 252.