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Species Mojavia achemonalis - Hodges#4839

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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 Odontiinae
Tribe Odontiini
Genus Mojavia
Species achemonalis (Mojavia achemonalis - Hodges#4839)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mojavia achemonalis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1914)
Noctuelia achemonalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1914
Noctuelia achemonalis pulcharalis Barnes & Benjamin, 1924
Forewing length 5-6 mm. (1)
Central and southern Arizona to west Texas. (1)
Adults fly August to September. (1)
Type locality: USA, Arizona, Redington
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Print References
Barnes, W. & F.H. Benjamin 1924. Notes on the genus Noctuelia (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Proc. Ent. Soc. Washington 26(8): 206 (Noctuelia achemonalis pulcharalis)
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough 1914. Some new North American Pyraustinae. Contr. Nat. Hist. Lep. N. America 2(6): 243, pl.2, f.12
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl.22.4, p.171 (1)