Hippopedon capito (Stal) [= Conozoa melleola Scudder, Rehnita m. (Scudder), R. c. (Stal)]

Size: 20-33 mm.

General distribution: Colorado S. to central Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Nearly statewide.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Exposed, gravelly slopes of hills and mountains.

Host: Unknown.

Adults Present: July-October.

Notes: Similar to Trachyrhachys, but with hind femora narrower and with oblique dark medial band; middle lobe of pronotal crest very low or obsolete; hind wings with distinct outer dark band, with yellow base. Not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1984.

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