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Species Eutelia furcata - Hodges#8968.2

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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 Euteliidae
Subfamily Euteliinae
Genus Eutelia
Species furcata (Eutelia furcata - Hodges#8968.2)
Hodges Number
8968.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eutelia furcata (Walker, 1865)
Penicillaria furcata Walker, 1865
syn.
Penicillaria nattereri Druce
Eutelia distracta (Walker, 1865) (1)
Eutelia piratica, (Schaus, 1940)
Numbers
Size
Wingspan about 30 mm. (2)
Identification
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range ot include Florida; Texas; Mexico. (3)
Moth Photographers group includes Arizona. (4), (2)
Season
The main flight period appears to be April through September. (2)
Heppner (2003) report April and May in Florida. (3)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the host as unknown. (3)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Walker, F. 1865. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. 3: 815.