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Species Embola ciccella - Hodges#2498

Neoheliodines sp. - Embola ciccella Embola ionis (?) - Embola ciccella Embola sp.? - Embola ciccella Embola ciccella? - Embola ciccella Embola ciccella? - Embola ciccella Embola or Neoheliodines - Embola ciccella Arizona Moth - Embola ciccella Arizona Moth - Embola ciccella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Heliodinidae (Sun Moths)
Genus Embola
Species ciccella (Embola ciccella - Hodges#2498)
Hodges Number
2498
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Embola ciccella (Barnes & Busck, 1920)
Phylogenetic sequence #078125
Size
Wingspan: 13-16mm [cite:1179096]
Identification
Adult: FW pale orange with rather strongly raised lead-colored spots along the costa and dorsal margin, extended as a bar the length of the termen. [cite:1179096]
Range
Southern Arizona, western New Mexico, to Zacatecas, Mexico [cite:1179096]
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – image of pinned adult (1)
CalPhotos – larger image of Jerry Powell's pinned adult
BAMONA – description [cite:1179096]