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Species Acontia behrii - Hodges#9164

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Acontia
Species behrii (Acontia behrii - Hodges#9164)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acontia behrii Smith, 1900 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931374 (2)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Dr. Hans Hermann Behr (1818-1904), who collected the first specimens. (1)
Smith (1900) listed a wingspan of 25 mm. (1)
Poole reports the forewing length about 10 mm. (3)
California, Arizona to the Big Bend region of Texas. (3)
Holotype male from California. (4), (5)
Print References
Smith, J.B., 1900 Contribution toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of boreal North America. Revision of the species of Acontia Ochs. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 27: 76. (1)