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Species Meganola minor - Hodges#8984

Moth - Meganola minor - male Arizona Moth - Meganola minor - female Arizona Moth - Meganola minor - female larva - Meganola minor larva - Meganola minor larva building ocoon - Meganola minor cocoon - Meganola minor Meganola minor
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Nolidae (Nolid Moths)
Subfamily Nolinae
Genus Meganola
Species minor (Meganola minor - Hodges#8984)
Hodges Number
8984
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Meganola minor Dyar, 1899 (1)
Size
Winspan: 21-25 mm (1).
Identification
See original description in references below.
Range
Arizona (1) (2).
Season
March to April; July to September (2)
Food
Unknown (1)
Life Cycle
Unknown (1)
See Also
Meganola miniscula is similar, but generally smaller (wingspan 14-24 mm.) and found coast-to-coast (2).
Print References
Dyar, H. 1899. On the Larvae of North American Nolidae, with Descriptions of New Spieces. The Canadian Entomologist. 31(3): 64.