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Species Grotella dis - Hodges#11217

Grotella dis
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Grotellinae
Genus Grotella
Species dis (Grotella dis - Hodges#11217)
Hodges Number
11217
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grotella dis Grote, 1883
Identification
Forewing is pure white without cream-white tinge, a few small black dots representing am. and pm. lines; hindwing is grey-brown with pm. line showing little contrast - from Robert W. Poole's species page.
Range
UT, AZ, NM, W. TX to southern Mexico - Poole.
Type Locality: Mexico.
See Also
G. blanca forewing is pure white without cream-white tinge; hindwing has less grey-brown diffusion than in G. dis and more contrasting pm. line - Poole.
G. parvipuncta forewing has cream-white tinge; hind wing is only slightly darker - Poole.
Print References
Grote, A.G., 1883. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 5, 11: 55.