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Subspecies Catocala pretiosa texarkana

  - Catocala pretiosa - - Catocala pretiosa Texarkana Underwing? - Catocala pretiosa Catocala Species - Catocala pretiosa
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Catocalini
Genus Catocala (Underwings)
Species pretiosa (Precious Underwing - Hodges#8858.1 )
Subspecies texarkana (Catocala pretiosa texarkana)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala pretiosa texarkana Brower, 1976 (1)
Catocala texarkana Brower, 1976 (2)
Explanation of Names
Named for the states where it was discovered.
Wingspan 41-43 mm. (2)
Texas and Arkansas to Florida, north to North Carolina. Missouri? (3)
Holotype male: Forestburg, Texas, 1200 ft., 10-12 May, 1940 (L.H. Bridwell(4)). (2)
Crataegus. (3)
Print References
Brower, A.E., 1976. New Catocala of North America (Noctuidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 30(1): 33. (2)
Works Cited
1.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) IV. Nomenclatorial stabilization of the ....
Lawrence Gall, David Hawks. 2010. Zookeys 39: 37-83.
2.New Catocala of North America (Noctuidae)
A. E. Brower. 1976. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 30(1): 33-37.
3.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
4.Some new and rare records of Lepidoptera found in Texas.
Kendall, R.O., & W.W. McGuire. 1984. Bulletin of the Allyn Museum 86: 1-50.