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Species Peridea bordeloni - Bordelon's Peridea - Hodges#7921.1

Peridea ferruginea - Peridea bordeloni Peridea ferruginea - Peridea bordeloni 5/31/2020 moth 3 - Peridea bordeloni Unknown moth - Peridea bordeloni Moth to porch light  - Peridea bordeloni - female Moth to porch light  - Peridea bordeloni - female Moth to porch light  - Peridea bordeloni Moth to porch light  - Peridea bordeloni
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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Phalerinae
Genus Peridea
Species bordeloni (Bordelon's Peridea - Hodges#7921.1)
Hodges Number
7921.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Peridea bordeloni Miller, 2018
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of amateur Texas entomologist Charles Bordelon.
Range
MO, TX, LA, FL, GA, NC.
Type Locality: Anderson County, TX.
Food
River Birch (Betula nigra).
See Also
Chocolate Prominent (Peridea ferruginea) is a sister species with a more northerly distribution. One should be able to separate male bordeloni from ferruginea by brushing the tail tip and checking the 8th sternite which will have the posterior margin with a larger mesial process bracketed by deeper notches in bordeloni.
Print References
MONA Fascicle 22.1A: 176 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 22.1A
Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine. 2018. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group