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Species Monoleuca occidentalis - Hodges#4688

4688  - Monoleuca occidentalis Burgundy & Gold Moth - Monoleuca occidentalis Monoleuca occidentalis Monoleuca occidentalis
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Monoleuca
Species occidentalis (Monoleuca occidentalis - Hodges#4688)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Monoleuca occidentalis Barnes & McDunnough (1), 1912
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 9-14 mm. (2)
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Southern California and northern Baja California. (4), (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the flight period is July to September. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) stated the larvae and host are unknown. (2)
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1912. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, pl.2, fig. 9
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, Pl. 20, figs. 33, 34; p. 164. (2)