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Species Baileya acadiana - Hodges#8971.1

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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 Nolidae (Nolid Moths)
Subfamily Risobinae
Genus Baileya
Species acadiana (Baileya acadiana - Hodges#8971.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Baileya acadiana Brou, 2004 (1)
Explanation of Names
From the original description: "The epithet is derived from the colloquial term for the region as well as the endemic human populations, early settlers in the southern rural regions of Louisiana, the Acadians (Cajuns), French settlers who traveled to Louisiana from (Acadia) Nova Scotia."
As of the original description, it had been confirmed from "Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas". It should be expected from neighboring states.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Two new species of Baileya (Grote) Nolidae: Risobinae: from the southeastern United States.
Vernon Antoine Brou Jr. 2004. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 58(2): 94-99.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group