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Species Heterocampa ruficornis - Hodges#7996

Moth pinned specimen. - Heterocampa ruficornis Moth - Heterocampa ruficornis - female Moth - Heterocampa ruficornis - female moth – Noctuidae or Notodontidae - Heterocampa ruficornis Hypopacha grisea - Heterocampa ruficornis Recently hatched larva. - Heterocampa ruficornis On Emory Oak - Heterocampa ruficornis Arizona Moth - Heterocampa ruficornis
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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 Heterocampa
Species ruficornis (Heterocampa ruficornis - Hodges#7996)
Hodges Number
7996
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heterocampa ruficornis Dyar, 1905
Phylogenetic sequence # 930088
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 21 species of the genus Heterocampa in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length as 19-22 mm. (2)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the range to include southern and central Arizona. (2)
Moth Photographers Group includes New Mexico. (4)
Syntype collected Palmerlee, Cochise County, Arizona.
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported July to mid-August. (2)
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1905. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society. 1: 185.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 42, fig. 11; p. 250. (2)