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Species Coenipeta bibitrix - Hodges#8665

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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 Coenipeta
Species bibitrix (Coenipeta bibitrix - Hodges#8665)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coenipeta bibitrix (Hübner, 1823)
Coenipeta glaucescens Walker, 1866
There are two named species of Coenipeta in America north of Mexico.(1)
Wingspan about 30 mm.
Southern Florida and southern Texas , south to northern South America
See Also
Coenipeta medina , which is also found in south Texas. (pinned photo at Moth Photographers Group)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned adult and related species.