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Species Amolita fratercula - Hodges#9822

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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 Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Amolita
Species fratercula (Amolita fratercula - Hodges#9822)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amolita fratercula Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Phylogenetic sequence # 931064
There are 6 species of the genus Amolita species found north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan: (Barnes & McDunnough)
♂ 24 mm.
♀ 31 mm.
The original description of Amolita fratercula Barnes & McDunnough is available online. (link in the print references below).
Determined by Noel McFarland.
restricted to southern Arizona
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1912. New species and genera of North American moths. The Canadian Entomologist. 44: 90.