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Notodontidae
930060.007968Litodonta hydromeli Harvey, 1876

Maury Heiman
Distribution: USA: IL, MO, KS, AK, MS, LA, OK, TX - Miller et al. (2021).
Type locality (hydromeli): [Bosque Co.], Texas.
Type locality (fusca): [Bosque Co.], Texas.
Similar Species:
  • Litodonta troubridgei is found in Florida.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Litodonta hydromeli Harvey, 1876
Litodonta hydromeli form fusca Harvey, 1876
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Harvey, L.F., 1876. New Texan moths. The Canadian Entomologist, 8: 5.
  • Harvey, L.F., 1876. Notes on Litodonta, with remarks on Oncocnemis. The Canadian Entomologist, 8: 110.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2021. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 37; pl. A-12, figs. 11-14; pl. 3, fig. 6 (♀ antenna); pl. 49, fig. 6 (♂ gen.); pl. 68, fig. 6 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 79, fig. 6 (♀ gen.); pl. L-10, figs. 5, 6 (larva). - order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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