Moths of Southeastern Arizona:

Alucitidae, Pterophoridae (Plumed and Many-plumed Moths)

Oidaematophorus serenus

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(list preliminary and still in progress)

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Moths of SE Arizona main page

  1. Alucitidae (Many-plumed moths)
  2. Pterophoridae (Plume-moths)


Alucitidae (Many-plumed moths)

  1. Palucita hexadactyla [ MONA 2313 ]


Pterophoridae (Plume moths)

(list VERY preliminary and still in progress)

Source: University of Arizona Insect collection

References:

  1. Barnes, William and A. W. Lindsey. 1921. The Pterophoridae of American, North of Mexico. In Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, Volume IV, No. 4. Contains keys to genera and all species within each genus.

Subfamily Platyptiliinae

  1. Meglorrhipida defectalis [ MONA 6104 ]
  2. Platypitilia carduidactyla [ MONA 6109 ]
  3. Anstenoptilia marmarodactyla [ MONA 6117 ]
  4. Amblyptilia pica [ MONA 6118 ]
  5. Lioptilodes parvus [ MONA 6120 ]
  6. Stenoptilodes crenulata (B. & Mc.D) [ MONA 6121 ]
  7. Stenoptilodes grandis [ MONA 6124 ]
  8. Stenoptilodes modesta [ MONA 6140 ]

Subfamily Pterophorinae

  1. Oidaematophorus occidentalis [ MONA 6161 ]
  2. Oidaematophorus castor [ MONA 6176 ]
  3. Oidaematophorus pollux [ MONA 6177 ]
  4. Oidaematophorus mizar [ MONA 6178 ]
  5. Oidaematophorus triton [ MONA 6191 ]
  6. Oidaematophorus integratus [ MONA 6191 ]
  7. Oidaematophorus auster [ MONA 6193 ]
  8. Oidaematophorus cadmus [ MONA 6196 ]
  9. Oidaematophorus cochise [ MONA 6198 ]
  10. Oidaematophorus tinctus [ MONA 6200 ]
  11. Oidaematophorus luteolus [ MONA 6210 ]
  12. Oidaematophorus grandis [ MONA 6211 ]
  13. Oidaematophorus serenus [ MONA 6217 ]
  14. Oidaematophorus arion [ MONA 6232 ]
  15. Emmelina monodactyla [ MONA 6234 ]


Barnes and Lindsey (1921) also list a number of species as occurring in "Arizona". Some of these are certainly found in SE Arizona, the others outside of this region. This list of "Arizona" species not listed above is as follows:

  1. Lioptilodes parvus (Wlsm., 1880) [ MONA 6120 ]
  2. Stenoptilodes fragilis (Wlsm., 1880) [ MONA 6136 ]
  3. Stenoptilodes cooleyi (Fern., 1898) [ MONA 6138 ]
  4. Stenoptilodes modesta (Wlsm., 1880) [ MONA 6140 ]
  5. Oidaematophorus occidentalis Wlsm., 1880 [ MONA 6161 ]
  6. Oidaematophorus fishii (Fern., 1893) [ MONA 6167 ]
  7. Oidaematophorus grisesccens Wlsm., 1880 [ MONA 6171 ]
  8. Oidaematophorus brucei [(Fern., 1898) MONA 6184 ]
  9. Oidaematophorus pan Barnes and Lindsay, 1921 [ MONA 6188 ]
  10. Oidaematophorus iobates Barnes and Lindsay, 1921 [ MONA 6197 ]
  11. Oidaematophorus balanotes (Mery., 1908) [ MONA 6210 ]
  12. Oidaematophorus serenus (Mery., 1913) [ MONA 6217 ]
  13. Oidaematophorus inconditus (Wlsm., 1880) [ MONA 6227 ]
  14. Oidaematophorus caudelli (Dyar, 1903) [ MONA 6228 ]
  15. Oidaematophorus longifrons (Wlsm., 1915) [ MONA 6233 ]


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