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Species Fota armata - Hodges#9842

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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 Stiriinae
Genus Fota
Species armata (Fota armata - Hodges#9842)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Grote, 1882
Tortriciform. Forewings gray, with a black shade along the cell, connecting the median stigmata and preceding the orbicular. Stigmata concolorous; orbicular round, reniform upright. , A long black shade on median space over submedian fold. Lines obsolete. Fine black interspaceal terminal streak. Hind wings pale, with white fringes ; abdomen pale, yellow beneath at tip. Beneath pale without marks.
Records from southern Arizona.
Print References
Grote, 1882. The Canadian Entomologist. 14 (9): 175