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Species Heliothodes diminutiva - Hodges#11058

Heliothodes diminutiva (joaquin) - Heliothodes diminutiva Heliothodes diminutiva Small day-flying moth - Heliothodes diminutiva Day-flying Moth from Oakland, CA - Heliothodes diminutiva Pink Moth - Heliothodes diminutiva Moth species? - Heliothodes diminutiva Pink winged moth - Heliothodes diminutiva Edgewood Heliothodes on tidy-tips - Heliothodes diminutiva
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Heliothinae
Genus Heliothodes
Species diminutiva (Heliothodes diminutiva - Hodges#11058)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
    Heliothis diminutivus Grote, 1873
    Heliothodes diminutiva Hampson, 1910
    bifida Strand, 1912
    fasciata (Edwards, 1875)
    joaquin McDunnough, 1946
    macromacula Strand, 1912
    sabulosa (Smith, 1906)
    suffusana Strand, 1912

Phylogenetic sequence # 932036 (1)
Explanation of Names
Gr. Helioth- = moon
Note: There has been confusion over the gender of the genus name here...and consequently, various authors have used different endings for the epithets of species names: e.g diminutiva vs. diminutivus and fasciata vs. fasciatus, etc. For more details, see the comment here.