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Species Allerastria albiciliatus - Hodges#9020

Moth - Allerastria albiciliatus Allerastria albiciliatus Unidentified Moth #2 - Allerastria albiciliatus Allerastria albiciliatus Pale moth - Allerastria albiciliatus Moth - Allerastria albiciliatus Noctuid? - Allerastria albiciliatus moth - Allerastria albiciliatus
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Classification
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 Phytometrini
Genus Allerastria
Species albiciliatus (Allerastria albiciliatus - Hodges#9020)
Hodges Number
9020
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Allerastria albiciliatus (Smith, 1903)
Yrias albiciliatus Smith, 1903
Allerastria albiciliata
Nerastria albiciliatus
Cobubatha albiciliatus
Eustrotia bifasciata Barnes and McDunnough, 1912
Allerastria albiciliata paula Brown, 1987 (1)
Allerastria albiciliata chacoensis Brown, 1987 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific name albiciliatus is Latin meaning "small white hairs/eyelashes." (2)
Size
Forewing length 9-11 mm. (1)
Identification
Notes distinguishing Allerastria albiciliatus from female Forsebia cinis by Jan Metlevski.
Range
Central California east to Colorado, south to southern Arizona. (1), (3)
Type locality: Yuma County, Arizona.
Print References
Brown, R.M. 1987. A New Genus and Species from the Southwestern United States (Noctuidae, Acontiinae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 25(2): 136-145 (PDF) (1)
Smith, J.B. 1903. New Noctuids for 1903, No. 4, with notes on certain described species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 29(3): 215
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A New Genus and Species from the Southwestern United States (Noctuidae, Acontiinae).
Richard M. Brown. 1987. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 25(2): 136-145.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group