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Species Heterocampa ruficornis - Hodges#7996

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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heterocampa ruficornis Dyar, 1905
Phylogenetic sequence # 930088
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 21 species of the genus Heterocampa in America north of Mexico. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length as 19-22 mm. (2)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
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.
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)