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Halysidota cinctipes

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Family  Erebidae
Similar  Lophocampa roseata, Pseudohemihyalea ambigua, Halysidota harrisii, Lophocampa annulosa, Halysidota

Halysidota cinctipes, the gartered halysidota or Florida tussock moth, is a species of moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by Grote in 1865. It is found on Cuba, Haiti, the Bahamas and in Florida, Texas, Arizona and California. The range possibly extends through Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Panama to Venezuela, Brazil and Peru.

The wingspan is about 42 mm.

The larvae feed on Coccoloba floridana, Coccoloba uvifera, Hibiscus species and possibly Trema micrantha.


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