Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Species Hemeroplanis historialis - Hodges#8472

Hemeroplanis finitima - Hemeroplanis historialis Hemeroplanis finitima - Hemeroplanis historialis Hodges#8472 - Hemeroplanis historialis ID for a moth? - Hemeroplanis historialis 8468  - Hemeroplanis historialis Moth - Hemeroplanis historialis Unkown moth - Hemeroplanis historialis Erebidae: Hemeroplanis historalis - Hemeroplanis historialis
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Hemeroplanis
Species historialis (Hemeroplanis historialis - Hodges#8472)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemeroplanis historialis (Grote(1), 1882)
Pleonectyptera historialis Grote, 1882
Pleonectyptera finitima Smith, 1893 (2)(3)
Pleonectyptera secundalis Smith, 1907 (2)(3)
Pleonectyptera tenalis Smith, 1907 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence #930705
There are 11 named Hemeroplanis species in America north of Mexico.(4), (3)
California to western Texas, Oklahoma and Oregon. (5)
Life Cycle
Larvae pupate underground in a cocoon (Southwest Moths).
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1882. New moths. The Canadian Entomologist, 14(10): 188
Smith, 1907. Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 33: 378 (2)