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Species Egira purpurea - Hodges#10516

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Orthosiini
Genus Egira
Species purpurea (Egira purpurea - Hodges#10516)
Hodges Number
10516
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
 Egira purpurea (Barnes & McDunnough, 1910)
Polia purpurea Barnes & McDunnough, 1910
Range
Type specimen from Arizona, Palmerlee.