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Species Schizura biedermani - Hodges#8004

Schizura biedermani larva - Schizura biedermani purple and black caterpillar - Schizura biedermani purple and black caterpillar - Schizura biedermani purple and black caterpillar - Schizura biedermani Recently hatched larvae. - Schizura biedermani Larvae Day 6. - Schizura biedermani Larva Day 28. - Schizura biedermani Larva Day 33. - Schizura biedermani
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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 Schizura
Species biedermani (Schizura biedermani - Hodges#8004)
Hodges Number
8004
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schizura biedermani Barnes & McDunnough, 1911 (1)
syn. Schizura clammenhoa (Dyar, 1914)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930097
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed eight species of the genus Schizura in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Barnes & McDunnough (1911) reported the wingspan as ♂ 50 mm., ♀ 59 mm. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length as 20-28 mm. (3)
Range
Arizona to western Texas. (4), (5), (6)
Syntypes collected by Barnes, Palmerlee, Cochise County, Arizona, United States. (1)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported a July to August flight. (3)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) stated [Noel] McFarland found two host plants. (3)
Quercus emori (Emory oak).
Quercus oblongifolia (Mexican blue oak).
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1911. Additional new species of North American Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 19: 81.
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1912. Illustrations of rare and typical Lepidoptera. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 1(4): pl. 10, fig. 3 .
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 42, fig 19; p. 251. (3)
Works Cited
1.Additional new species of North American Lepidoptera.
Wm. Barnes, J. McDunnough. 1911. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 19: 81-85.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4.Moths of Southeast Arizona
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.Butterflies of North America