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Species Homorthodes dubia - Hodges#10536

Homorthodes dubia 10536 - Homorthodes dubia Homorthodes dubia
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Homorthodes
Species dubia (Homorthodes dubia - Hodges#10536)
Hodges Number
10536
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homorthodes dubia (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912)
Eriopyga dubia Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
* phylogenetic sequence #933093
Explanation of Names
Dubia is Latin for "doubtful". The authors doubted the generic placement when they described this moth.
Size
Wingspan 20-25 mm (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912).
Range
Arizona.
Type location: Redington (Santa Catalina Mts.).
See Also
Homorthodes euxoiformis is a similar looking and closely related species. (1)
Print References
Barnes. W. & J. McDunnough 1912. New species and genera of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 44(1): 20
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Works Cited
1.Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico
J. Donald Lafontaine & B. Christian Schmidt. 2011. Zookeys, 149.1805.