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Species Pyreferra slotteni - Hodges#9932.1

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Pyreferra
Species slotteni (Pyreferra slotteni - Hodges#9932.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyreferra slotteni Troubridge, 2020
Explanation of Names
Named for Dr. Jeffery Slotten, who collected the holotype.
FL north to at least NC and west to at least MS.
Holotype: USA: Florida, Alachua Co.: Gainesville.
See Also
Pyreferra pettiti has forewings less pointed and with medial and pm. lines less smooth.
Print References
Troubridge, 2020. Insecta Mundi, 0789: 35; Fig. 53, 103, 138. (1)