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Species Gazoryctra wielgusi - Wielgus' Ghost Moth - Hodges#0029.1

White on orange vertical - Gazoryctra wielgusi White on orange horizontal - Gazoryctra wielgusi Gazoryctra wielgusi - male Gazoryctra wielgusi - male
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Hepialoidea (Ghost Moths)
Family Hepialidae (Ghost Moths)
Genus Gazoryctra
Species wielgusi (Wielgus' Ghost Moth - Hodges#0029.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gazoryctra wielgusi Wagner & Tindale, 1988
Explanation of Names
Named after Roger S. Wielgus who collected most of the known specimens.
Wagner & Tindale (1988) reported the range to include "White Mountains of E. Arizona and adjacent ranges in Mew Mexico between 2400 and 2800 m elevation"
Print References
Wagner, D.L & N.B. Tindale, 1988. An appraisal of Gazoryctra (Hubner) Hepialidae and description of a new species from Arizona and New Mexico. Journal of the Lepidopterist Society: 42, p. 207-212.