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Species Drasteria edwardsii - Hodges#8627

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Melipotini
Genus Drasteria
Species edwardsii (Drasteria edwardsii - Hodges#8627)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
original combination Syneda edwardsi Behr, 1870
Synedoida edwardsi
Explanation of Names
presumedly named in honor of Henry Edwards (August 27, 1827 – June 9, 1891), known as "Harry", was an English-born stage actor, writer and entomologist
a western species, known from Washington south to California and east to Arizona
Internet References
Moths of Southeastern Arizona - presence in Arizona