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Species Hemeroplanis scopulepes - Variable Tropic Moth - Hodges#8467

Moth - Hemeroplanis scopulepes Variable Tropic Moth - Hemeroplanis scopulepes 012112Moth2 - Hemeroplanis scopulepes Perhaps Anticarsia gemmatalis - Hodges #8467 - Hemeroplanis scopulepes Hemeroplanis scopulepes Yellow and brown moth - Hemeroplanis scopulepes unknown moth - Hemeroplanis scopulepes Variable Tropic Moth - Hemeroplanis scopulepes
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Hemeroplanis
Species scopulepes (Variable Tropic Moth - Hodges#8467)
Hodges Number
8467
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemeroplanis scopulepes (Haworth, 1809)
Phytometra scopulepes Haworth, 1809
Long list of synonyms due to the range extending to Central America.
Phylogenetic sequence # 930700 (1)
Numbers
There are 11 named Hemeroplanis species in America north of Mexico.(1), (2)
Identification
Adults are highly variable as suggested by one common name.
See Also
Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth - Anticarsia gemmatalis


Variable Metallata Moth - Metallata absumens
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
J. Donald Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 227-236.