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Species Heliothelopsis unicoloralis - Hodges#4843

Heliothelopsis unicoloralis flashy moth - Heliothelopsis unicoloralis flashy moth - Heliothelopsis unicoloralis
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Odontiinae
Tribe Odontiini
Genus Heliothelopsis
Species unicoloralis (Heliothelopsis unicoloralis - Hodges#4843)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliothelopsis unicoloralis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1914)
Heliothela unicoloralis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
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Print References
Barnes, W. M. & J. H. McDunnough 1914 b: Some new North American Pyraustinae. – Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, Chicago 2 (6): 244, pl. 2 fig. 15.
Munroe, E. G. 1961: Synopsis of the North American Odontiinae, with descriptions of new genera and species (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, Ottawa 93 (24): 53. (1)
Internet References
Texas A&M University - Photo by Jim Hayden of pinned adult