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Species Anomis impasta-of-authors - Anomis impasta of authors - Hodges#8548

Anomis impasta - Anomis impasta-of-authors
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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 Scoliopteryginae
Tribe Anomini
Genus Anomis
Species impasta-of-authors (Anomis impasta of authors - Hodges#8548)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anomis impasta of authors, not Guenée, 1852
Explanation of Names
Anomis impasta of authors, not Guenée, 1852, a Floridian taxon, was formerly incorrectly associated with the species Anomis impasta Guenée, 1852, TL French Guiana in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), ZooKeys, 527: 135.
Through most of Texas from Dallas County southwards, plus Caribbean including Barbados and Jamaica.
Caterpillars have been noted as a pest on cotton plantations.
Print References
Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2015. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III. ZooKeys, 527: 127-147.