H. Edwards, 1884
Thyatira mexicana is a moth in the Drepanidae family. It was described by Henry Edwards in 1884.It is found in the US state of Arizona through Central America (Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama) to South America (Bolivia, Peru).
Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera. Most lepidopterans are moths, and there are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of moth, many of which have yet to be described. Most species of moth are nocturnal, but there are also crepuscular and diurnal species.
The Drepanidae is a family of moths with about 660 species described worldwide. They are generally divided in three subfamilies which share the same type of hearing organ. Thyatirinae, previously often placed in their own family, bear a superficial resemblance to Noctuidae. Many species in the Drepanid family have a distinctively hook-shaped apex to the forewing, leading to their common name of hook-tips.
Henry Edwards, known as "Harry", was an English stage actor, writer and entomologist who gained fame in Australia, San Francisco and New York City for his theatre work.
The wingspan is about 35 mm.
The peach blossom is a moth of the family Drepanidae. It was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae.
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Plataea is a genus of geometrid moths in the family Geometridae. There are about 11 described species in Plataea.
Pyromorpha is a genus of moths of the family Zygaenidae. Currently species are found in North and Central America.
Drasteria perplexa, the perplexing or perplexed arches, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from Alberta and Saskatchewan south to Colorado and Arizona.
Horithyatira is a genus of moth belonging to the subfamily Thyatirinae.
Hemileuca is a genus of moths in the family Saturniidae first described by Francis Walker in 1855.
Inopsis modulata is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Henry Edwards in 1884. It is found in Mexico, Arizona and New Mexico.
Zanola is a genus of moths of the Bombycidae family.
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Thyatira bodemeyeri is a moth in the family Drepanidae. It was described by Otto Bang-Haas in 1934. It was described from Persia.
Thyatira brasiliensis is a moth in the family Drepanidae. It was described by Werny in 1966. It is found in Brazil.
Thyatira casta is a moth in the family Drepanidae. It was described by Felder in 1874. It is found in Colombia.
Thyatira cognata is a moth in the family Drepanidae. It was described by Warren in 1888. It is found in India.
Thyatira delattini is a moth in the family Drepanidae. It was described by Werny in 1966. It is found in New Guinea.
Thyatira hedemanni is a moth in the family Drepanidae. It was described by Hugo Theodor Christoph in 1885. It is found in Georgia, Turkey, Armenia, Iran and Azerbaijan.
Thyatira staphyla is a moth in the family Drepanidae. It was described by Paul Dognin in 1890. It is found in Loja Province, Ecuador.
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