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Species Eucoptocnemis rufula - Hodges#10696.1

Eucoptocnemis rufula - male Eucoptocnemis rufula - male
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Eucoptocnemis
Species rufula (Eucoptocnemis rufula - Hodges#10696.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucoptocnemis rufula Lafontaine, 2004 (1)
Forewing: 14-17 mm (1)
Arizona & New Mexico (1)
Spring (1)
Don Lafontaine (pers., comm., 03/16/2018) advises that E. rufula is not known outside of AZ and NM. Similar examples from Texas likely represent a new undescribed species near rufula. Specimens of the undescribed taxon are currently shown shown at BOLD in BIN, ADJ4115. - Steve Nanz, 03/18/2018
See Also
Eucoptocnemis nr. rufula is found in Texas.
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 2004. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1: 125; plate E.31-35. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 1009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, 309, plate 56.41. (4)(2)