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Species Rothschildia orizaba - Orizaba Silkmoth - Hodges#7762

Orizaba Silkmoth - Hodges #7762 - Rothschildia orizaba
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Saturniidae (Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths)
Subfamily Saturniinae (Silkmoths)
Tribe Attacini
Genus Rothschildia
Species orizaba (Orizaba Silkmoth - Hodges#7762)
Hodges Number
7762
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rothschildia orizaba (Westwood, 1853)
Range
AZ to w. TX(?) / Mex. to S. Amer. - SCAN(GBIF)
there is a Sept. 1924 spmn record from San Benito [Cameron Co.], Tex. per GBIF
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 1972. the Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2b, p. 226; pl. 17.1.