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Species Heliocheilus julia - Hodges#11075

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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 Heliocheilus
Species julia (Heliocheilus julia - Hodges#11075)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliocheilus julia (Grote, 1883)
Rhodosea julia Grote, 1883
Heliothis julia
Rhodosea grandis Druce, 1890
Heliocheilus unicolor Walter, 1928
* phylogenetic sequence #932059
Forewing length 11-14 mm. (1)
Southeastern Arizona and central New Mexico. (1), (2)
Adults fly late July to mid-September. (1)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1883. New species and notes on the structure of moths and genera. The Canadian Entomologist 15(1): 5
Holland, W.J. 1915. The moth book. Doubleday, Page & Company. p.225, pl.27, f.53 (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.52.34m, p.291 (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Moths of Southeastern Arizona - Image of pinned adults
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.The Moth Book
W. J. Holland. 1922. Doubleday, Page & Company.