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Species Hemeroplanis rectalis - Hodges#8475.1

Hemeroplanis sp.? - Hemeroplanis rectalis Hodges #8475.1 – Hemeroplanis rectalis? - Hemeroplanis rectalis Davis Mountains Moth 5 - Hemeroplanis rectalis Hemeroplanis rectalis Arizona Moth - Hemeroplanis rectalis Arizona Moth - Hemeroplanis rectalis Hemeroplanis rectalis? - Hemeroplanis rectalis Hemeroplanis rectalis
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Hemeroplanis
Species rectalis (Hemeroplanis rectalis - Hodges#8475.1)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Hemeroplanis rectalis Smith, 1907
Pleonectyptera rectalis Smith, 1907 (1)
FWs rather sharply triangular with straight costal margin; ground color varies from pale cream, yellow, or orange, to pinkish red. AM and PM lines narrow, yellowish; AM line perpendicular to inner margin and fairly straight, highlighted on costa by a dusky spot and sometimes with a row of dusky spots along its length; PM line slightly sinuous, highlighted on costa by a dusky mark and usually margined inward by narrow dark shading or a line of dusky dots; reniform spot usually evident, kidney-shaped but rather vague (sometimes bold), same color as dark marks along AM and PM lines; subterminal line irregular, often slightly shaded or marked with dark dots on the veins.
Print References
Smith, 1907. Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 33: 375 (1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Species of Pleonectyptera Grt. [Grote]
John B Smith. 1907. Transactions of The American Entomological Society 33: 363-379.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems