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Species Heliocheilus toralis - Hodges#11076

Moth # 07-262 - Heliocheilus toralis pink and yellow - Heliocheilus toralis moth - Heliocheilus toralis Possible Heliochielus toralis.  - Heliocheilus toralis Heliocheilus toralis Heliocheilus toralis Arizona Moth - Heliocheilus toralis Arizona Moth - Heliocheilus toralis
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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 Heliothinae
Genus Heliocheilus
Species toralis (Heliocheilus toralis - Hodges#11076)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliocheilus toralis (Grote, 1881)
Botis toralis Grote, 1881
Ardisura grandis Druce, 1890 (516)
Prothymia rosaria Barnes, 1904
Pyrausta toralis
* phylogenetic sequence #932060
Wingspan about 23-26 mm.
Texas west to Arizona. Type specimen Socorro, New Mexico.
Larvae likely feed on grasses. (1)
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1907. Botis toralis Grote. Journal New York Entomological Society 15(2): 104
Grote, A.R. 1881. Moths collected by Prof. Snow in New Mexico, with list of Eudriini. Papilio 1(9): 178
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revised status of Chloridea Duncan and (Westwood), 1841, for the Heliothis virescens species group
Pogue, Michael G. . 2013. Systematic Entomology 38, 523–542.