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Species Hemeroplanis historialis - Hodges#8472

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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 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)