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Species Oruza albocostaliata - The White Edge - Hodges#9025

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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 Aventiini
Genus Oruza
Species albocostaliata (The White Edge - Hodges#9025)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oruza albocostaliata (Packard, 1876)
Acidalia albocostaliata Packard, 1876
Phylogenetic sequence # 930698
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included two species of the genus Oruza in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length 9.9-11.2 mm. (2)
Small body and broad forewing--resembles a geometer in form. Forewing has prominent white band on leading edge.
Eastern United States: Massachusetts south to Florida, west to Missouri, Texas. (2)
Larval host is unknown. (2)
Life Cycle
Larval feeding habits unknown.
Print References
Covell, p. 145, plate 29 (3)