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Species Gloveria sphingiformis - Hodges#7697

Gloveria sphingiformis - female Gloveria sphingiformis Eggs - Gloveria sphingiformis Gloveria sphingiformis  Early Instars - Gloveria sphingiformis Gloveria sphingiformis  Early Instars - Gloveria sphingiformis - male New Visitor - Gloveria sphingiformis Gloveria sphingiformis Gloveria sphingiformis Female Gloveria sphingiformis - Gloveria sphingiformis - female
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Family Lasiocampidae (Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths)
Subfamily Lasiocampinae
Tribe Lasiocampini
Genus Gloveria
Species sphingiformis (Gloveria sphingiformis - Hodges#7697)
Hodges Number
7697
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gloveria sphingiformis Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1910 (2)
Size
Barnes & McDunnough (1910) listed a wingspan of 64 mm. (2)
Identification
Barnes & McDunnough (1910) original description is available online. (2)
Barnes & McDunnough (1911) stated Gloveria sphingiformis "Differs from all other members of the genus in that the outer margin of primaries is convex below the apex." (possibly one of the sexes).
Range
South Texas.
Holotype from Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas. (2)
Food
Quercus texana Buckley (Texas red oak).
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1910. New species and varieties of North America Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 42(7), p. 252. (2)
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1911. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, p. 8.
Franclemont, J.G., 1973. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.1. E.W. Classey Ltd. & R.B.D. Publications Inc., p. 71; pl. 6, figs. 13-14. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
2.New species and varieties of North American Lepidoptera Part 1 & 2
W. Barnes, J. B. McDunnough. 1910. The Canadian Entomologist 42(7): 208-213, 246-252.
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 20.1. Mimallonoidea (Mimallonidae) and Bombycoidea.....
J. G. Franclemont. 1973. E.W. Classey Ltd. & R.B.D. Publications Inc.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group