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Species Hellula kempae - Kemp's Hellula Moth - Hodges#4848

Kemp's Hellula Moth - Hellula kempae 4848 – Hellula kempae ? - Hellula kempae Texas SE Gulf Coast - Hellula kempae
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Glaphyriinae
Genus Hellula
Species kempae (Kemp's Hellula Moth - Hodges#4848)
Hodges Number
4848
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
described in 1972 by Munroe
Identification
Adult: forewing has dark markings (sometimes faint) in AM line and in PM line next to reniform spot, according to Brian Scholtens
Range
southeastern United States: South Carolina to Florida, west to at least Mississippi
Remarks
page creation based on Brian Scholtens' identification of this image; thanks to Bob Patterson for conveying the ID info via email
Internet References
live and pinned adult images by various photographers, plus common name reference (Moth Photographers Group)
2 pinned adult images with specimen labels from Alabama and Mississippi (U. of Guelph, Ontario)
presence in South Carolina; county map (Furman U., South Carolina)
presence in Florida; list (John Heppner, Florida State Collection of Arthropods)