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Species Aetole prenticei - Hodges#2497.1

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Heliodinidae (Sun Moths)
Genus Aetole
Species prenticei (Aetole prenticei - Hodges#2497.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aetole prenticei Hsu, 2005
Forewing length 3-4 mm.(1)
California Central Valley and Coachella Valley to New Mexico.(1)
Alkaline wetlands.(1)
Multivoltine with adults in March, July, September to October.(1)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported this species is closely associated with Sesuvium verrucosum (sea-purslane).(1)
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Print References
Hsu, 2005. University of California Publications in Entomology. v. 124, p. 1-214.
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, pl. 11.43; p. 111.(1)