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Species Euhyparpax rosea - Hodges#8021

Euhyparpax rosea - male Euhyparpax rosea? - Euhyparpax rosea
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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Euhyparpax
Species rosea (Euhyparpax rosea - Hodges#8021)
Hodges Number
8021
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euhyparpax rosea Beutenmüller, 1893
Phylogenetic sequence # 930114
Explanation of Names
Holland (1904) mentions the name is for the "rosy red color."
Numbers
Euhyparpax rosea is the only member of the genus listed for America, north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Beutenmüller (1893) reported a wingspan of 40 mm.
Identification
Beutenmüller (1893) description is available online in the print references.
Range
Colorado and New Mexico to Arizona.
Holotype ♂ from West Cliff, Custer County, Colorado, in AMNH.
Season
The main flight period appears to be July to September. (2)
Print References
Beutenmüller, W., 1893. Notes on some North American moths, with descriptions of new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 5(2): 19.
Holland, W.J., 1904. The Moth Book: A popular guide to a knowledge of the moths of North America. Doubleday, Page & Company, p. 298. (one of several editions online and listed in the Bug Guide books section)
Neumoegen, B. & H.G. Dyar, 1894. A preliminary revision of the Bombyces of America north of Mexico. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 2(1): 117.
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