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Species Afrida ydatodes - Dyar's Lichen Moth - Hodges#8102

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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 Nolidae (Nolid Moths)
Subfamily Afridinae
Genus Afrida
Species ydatodes (Dyar's Lichen Moth - Hodges#8102)
Hodges Number
8102
Other Common Names
Dyar's Lichen Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Afrida ydatodes Dyar,
* phylogenetic sequence #931158
Formerly in Arctiidae, Lithosiinae
Numbers
Three Afrida species occur in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
wingspan about 10 mm
Identification
Species page created based on this image ID'ed by Ed Knudson, Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston:
Range
Gulf Coast States and coastal Atlantic to at least North Carolina
See Also
Afrida minuta *pinned adult @ Moth Photographers Group
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Afrida exegens *pinned adult @ Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 42.(1)
Dyar. H. D. 1913. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus: a monthly journal of entomology, Volume 1, p. 42. read online @books.google.com
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - collection map and pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of living Afrida ydatodes and related species.
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 .