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Species Elaphria georgei - George's Midget - Hodges#9680

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Elaphriini
Genus Elaphria (Midgets)
Species georgei (George's Midget - Hodges#9680)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elaphria georgei (Moore & Rawson, 1939) (1)
Monodes georgei Moore & Rawson, 1939 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932232
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Colonel Edwin S. George. (2)
Wingspan 22-23 mm. (2), (3)
The original description as Monodes georgei Moore & Rawson, is available online in PDF. (2)
Antemedial and postmedial lines are edged in white near the inner margin. (4)
Eastern North America. (3), (5), (6)
Type locality: USA: Michigan, Livingston Co., Edwin S. George Reserve. (2)
Records of adults are from February to June. (3)
Larval host is unknown. (4)
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
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 .
2.A new Noctuid from Michigan
Sherman Moore, George W. Rawson . 1939. University of Michigan Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
5.Moths of Dallas County, Texas
6.Moths of Brackenridge Field Laboratory University of Texas at Austin