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Species Scevesia angustiora - Hodges#7963

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Periergosinae
Genus Scevesia
Species angustiora (Scevesia angustiora - Hodges#7963 )
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Pink-dotted Oakworm (caterpillar) (1)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scevesia angustiora (Barnes & McDunnough, 1910)
Eunotela angustiora Barnes & McDunnough, 1910 (2)
Notela angustiora (69)
Skewesia angustiora
Phylogenetic sequence #930056.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "narrow-bordered," for its "narrow and pointed" primaries. (2)
Wingspan about 42-44 mm. (3), (2)
Larva - tan with thin black lateral lines, prominent pink spots dorsally, with many smaller raised yellow dots. (1)
Adult- see Barnes & McDunnough's original description in Print References below. (2)
Southern Arizona. (4), (3), (2)
Type location: Palmerlee, Cochise County, Arizona.
Larval hosts are oaks (Quercus).
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough, 1910. New species and varieties of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 42(6): 212. (2)
D.L. Wagner's Caterpillar Biodiversity of the American Southwest (PDF) (1)
Works Cited
1.Caterpillar Biodiversity of the American Southwest
David L. Wagner . 2013. University of Connecticut.
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.Moths of Southeast Arizona
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems