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Species Neoprocris prunivora - Hodges#4631.1

Neoprocris prunivora - Hodges #4631.1 - Neoprocris prunivora - male
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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 Zygaenidae (Leaf Skeletonizer Moths)
Subfamily Procridinae
Genus Neoprocris
Species prunivora (Neoprocris prunivora - Hodges#4631.1)
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Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoprocris prunivora Tarmann, 1984
There are two named species of Neoprocris in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing has a metallic sheen.
Central and western Texas, Arizona.
Oak woodlands, chaparral, and canyons.
The host plant is Prunus serotina Ehrh. (black cherry).
Adults are diurnal(2).
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