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Genus Stibaera

Moth - Stibaera thyatiroides Moth - Stibaera thyatiroides Stibaera thyatiroides 9716 - Stibaera thyatiroides Stibaera thyatiroides 9716 - Stibaera thyatiroides Whaleback Moth - Stibaera thyatiroides Whaleback Moth - Stibaera thyatiroides Whaleback Moth - Stibaera thyatiroides Whaleback Moth - Stibaera thyatiroides
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Condicinae
Tribe Condicini
Genus Stibaera
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
included in subfamily Amphipyrinae by Hodges et al (1983) and Poole (1989)
included in subfamily Hadeninae by Kitching and Rawlins (1999)
included in subfamily Condicinae, tribe Condicini at All-Leps (2006)
Numbers
2 species in North America [curvilineata, thyatiroides] listed at All-Leps
8 species worldwide
Size
wingspan of S. thyatiroides about 43 mm, based on photo by Bruce Walsh, Moths of Southeast Arizona
Range
Arizona
also represented in the neotropics
Print References
Hodges, R.W., T. Dominick, D.R. Davis, D.C. Ferguson, J.G. Franclemont, E.G. Munroe, and J.A. Powell. 1983. Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico. E.W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. London. 282 pages.

Kitching, I.J., and J.E. Rawlins. 1999. (The Noctuoidea, pp. 355-401 in Kristensen N.P. (editor). Lepidoptera: Moths and butterflies. Volume 1: Evolution, systematics and biogeography. Handbook of Zoology/Handbuch der Zoologie. Walter de Gruyter. Berlin/New York).
Internet References
pinned adult image of S. thyatiroides (Bruce Walsh, Moths of Southeast Arizona)
pinned adult image of S. dentilineata from Costa Rica (All-Leps)
classification in subfamily Hadeninae, and number of world species (Brian Pitkin et al, Butterflies and Moths of the World)