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New U.S. Record
(came to the light on the Rec Hall wall)
Range: Mexico to Central America
thera Druce was made a junior subjective synonym of lydia by Dyar in 1915 (lydia has page priority and is from the same type locality)
Type Locality Teapa, Tabasco, Mexico
Photos: Phoenicoprocta lydia - Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
Biography note: Herbert Druce - Wikipedia
Rodríguez-Loeches L, Barro A. 2008. Life cycle and immature stages of the arctiid moth, Phoenicoprocta capistrata. 13 pp. Journal of Insect Science 8:05, available online: insectscience.org/8.05
Druce, H. 1889. Descriptions of New Species of Lepidoptera, Chiefly from Central America. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 6, 4: 77-94.
Druce, H. 1891-1900. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera. Volume II . R.H. Porter, London. Pg. 346, Pg. 347.
Druce, H. 1891-1900. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera. Volume III . R.H. Porter, London. Pl. 71, Fig 25-26.
Dyar, H. G. 1915. New American Lepidoptera chiefly from Mexico. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus 3: 79-85.
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