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Species Sophona greenfieldi - Hodges#2513.1

Sophona greenfieldi Eichlin - Sophona greenfieldi - male
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Tinthiinae
Tribe Tinthiini
Genus Sophona
Species greenfieldi (Sophona greenfieldi - Hodges#2513.1)
Hodges Number
2513.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sophona greenfieldi Eichlin, 1986
* phylogenetic sequence #078775
Range
This once rare species was caught in great numbers during our 2008 collecting trip by William Taft and Ned Schaper. It was originally captured in 1982 at Kitt Peak by Dr. Michael Greenfield and was described by Dr. Thomas Eichlin. - William H. Taft
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