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Species Eudocima serpentifera - Hodges#8543.1

Eudocima serpentifera - Hodges #8543.1 - Eudocima serpentifera - female Eudocima serpentifera - Hodges #8543.1 - Eudocima serpentifera - male
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Calpinae (Fruit-piercing Moths)
Tribe Calpini
Genus Eudocima
Species serpentifera (Eudocima serpentifera - Hodges#8543.1)
Hodges Number
8543.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eudocima serpentifera (Walker, [1858])
formerly synonym of Eudocima materna
Phylogenetic sequence # 930625
Size
Brou (2006) reported a wing length of 52 mm.
Range
Louisiana; Colorado;
Remarks
Brou (2006) reported the first United States record at UV light trap on October 25, 2006 at 4.2 mi NE of Abita Springs, Louisiana
Pague & Brou (2013) reported the second United States record on September 13, 2013 at Medano Zapata Ranch/Inn, Alamosa County, Colorado, elevation 2,368 m.
Print References
Brou Jr., V.A. 2006. A new US record for the tropical fruit-piercing moth Eudocima serpentifera (Walker, 1858). Southern Lepidopterists' News, 28: 105-108. PDF
Pague,C.A. & V.A. Brou Jr., 2013. The second confirmed record of Eudocima serpentifera (Walker, 1858) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) in the United States. Southern Lepidopterists' News, 35(4): 179.
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