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Species Gabara distema - Hodges#8523

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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 Scolecocampinae
Genus Gabara
Species distema (Gabara distema - Hodges#8523)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gabara distema (Grote, 1880)
Cilla distema Grote, 1880
Phylogenetic sequence # 930644
Heppner (2003) reported the range of the southern subspecies to include North Carolina to Florida; Arkansas to Texas. (1), (2)
Moth Photographers Group has records to Ohio. (3)
Heppner (2003) reported April to October. (2)
Heppner (2003) reported grass species as the larval host. (2)
Print References
Grote(4), A.R., 1880. Description of Cilla distema. North American Entomologist, 1: 99.