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Species Oligocentria coloradensis - Hodges#8015

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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 Oligocentria
Species coloradensis (Oligocentria coloradensis - Hodges#8015)
Hodges Number
8015
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oligocentria coloradensis (Hy. Edwards, 1885)
Janassa coloradensis Hy. Edwards, 1885
Phylogenetic sequence # 930108
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Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 16-20 mm. (1)
Identification
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the black basal streak is usually present. The hindwing of the female is smoky gray. (1)
Range
Southern California to western Texas, Colorado and Utah. (2).
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported a single flight period of July to September with possibly two flights in Texas beginning in May. (1)
Life Cycle
Packard (1895) described the life cycle.
Print References
Barnes, W.B. & J.H. McDunnough (3), 1912. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. The Review Press. 1(4): 9.
Packard, A.S., 1893. Notes on Gluphisai and other Notodontidae. Psyche 6: 522.
Packard, A.S., 1895. Monograph of the Bombycine moths of America North of Mexico, including their transformations and origin of the larval markings and armature. Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 7: 190.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 251; plate 42, fig. 16. (1)