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Species Idia terrebralis - Hodges#8332

Arizona Moth  - Idia terrebralis Arizona Moth  - Idia terrebralis
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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 Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Idia
Species terrebralis (Idia terrebralis - Hodges#8332)
Hodges Number
8332
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idia terrebralis Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Phylogenetic sequence # 930480
Numbers
18 species of Idia are found north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Identification
An all-dark species of the American Southwest.
Range
Records from the northeastern United States on Moth Photographer's Group are in error, due to confusion with I. aemula. This is a southwestern species. According to Hugh McGuinness, the only valid record on MPG is the record from Arizona. (1)
Season
The Arizona record from Moth Photographers Group (the only valid record on the site) is from August. (1)
See Also
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group