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Species Prolimacodes trigona - Western Skiff Moth - Hodges#4670

Larva - Prolimacodes trigona Madera Canyon Moth - Prolimacodes trigona Prolimacodes trigona limacodid caterpillar on Western Soapberry - Prolimacodes trigona tawny moth with white base to fw - Prolimacodes trigona Brown with a white flourish - Prolimacodes trigona Larva - Prolimacodes trigona Prolimacodes trigona
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Prolimacodes
Species trigona (Western Skiff Moth - Hodges#4670)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prolimacodes trigona (Hy. Edwards, 1882)
original combination Limacodes trigona Hy. Edwards, 1882; Papilio 2 (1): 12
* phylogenetic sequence #141250
MPG specimen has 25mm wingspan
larvae feed on leaves of manzanita (Arctostaphylos spp.)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group pinned adult image by Jim Vargo, plus common name reference
Moths of Southeastern Arizona includes larval image by M. Singer, and pinned adult images by Bruce Walsh
All-Leps pinned adult image