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Species Neoheliodines arizonense - Hodges#2502.3

Micro Moth - Neoheliodines arizonense Aetole sp.? - Neoheliodines arizonense Neoheliodines arizonense Neoheliodines arizonense Moth, dorsal - Neoheliodines arizonense Moth, dorsal-lateral - Neoheliodines arizonense Moth, ventral, spread - Neoheliodines arizonense Neoheliodines arizonense
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea (Ermine Moths and kin)
Family Heliodinidae (Sun Moths)
Genus Neoheliodines
Species arizonense (Neoheliodines arizonense - Hodges#2502.3)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Hsu, 2004
forewing length 3.9 - 5.6 mm (1)
Adults - description available online (1)
Arizona and possibly New Mexico (1)
adults fly late July through September in southern Arizona (1)
larval host is Mirabilis longiflora (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Phylogenetic Relationships within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton
Yu-Feng Hsu & Jerry A. Powell. 2004. University of California Publications in Entomology 124.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group