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Species Givira ethela - Hodges#2667

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Family Cossidae (Carpenter and Leopard Moths)
Subfamily Hypoptinae
Genus Givira
Species ethela (Givira ethela - Hodges#2667)
Hodges Number
2667
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Givira ethela (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893)
Hypopta ethela Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893
Numbers
There are 14 named species of the genus Givira in America north of Mexico.
Powell and Opler (2009) states there are 15 or more Givira species north of Mexico, including some to be described. (1)
Range
California, Arizona and Nevada. (2)
Season
The main flight period appears to be July and August. (2)
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1911. Revision of the Cossidae of North America (in Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America). The Review Press, pp. 12, 17; plate 4, fig. 5. (3)
Neumoegen & Dyar, 1893. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 1: 32. (4)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Revision of the Cossidae of North America (in Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America)
William Barnes, J. H. McDunnough. 1911. The Review Press.
4.New species and varieties of Bombyces
B. Neumoegen, Harrison G. Dyar. 1893. Journal of The New York Entomological Society 1: 29-35.
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems