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Genus Zaleops

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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 Omopterini
Genus Zaleops
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zaleops Hampson, 1926; Descr. New Genera and Species of Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus.: 14
2 species in North America listed at All-Leps
wingspan 30-35 mm, based on several Internet photos
Adult: wings mostly dark brownish-gray to blackish in Z. paresa; orangish-brown with dark brown bands in Z. umbrina
Arizona to Texas
adults fly in July and August
Internet References
pinned adult images of both species plus photos of related species by Jim Vargo (Moth Photographers Group)
pinned adult images of Z. umbrina and Z. paresa (Northern Arizona U.)
pinned adult images of Z. umbrina (Bruce Walsh, Moths of Southeastern Arizona)
pinned adult images of Z. umbrina plus dates and collection site map (All-Leps)
pinned adult images of Z. umbrina (Harvard U., Massachusetts)
presence in Texas; list of both species (Dale Clark, Texas)