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Species Eublemma minima - Everlasting Bud Moth - Hodges#9076

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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 Boletobiinae
Tribe Eublemmini
Genus Eublemma
Species minima (Everlasting Bud Moth - Hodges#9076)
Hodges Number
9076
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eublemma minima (Guenée, 1852)
Micra minima Guenée, 1852
* phylogenetic sequence #930693.
Size
Forewing length 7-8 mm.(1)
Identification
Range
Widespread throughout southern US from California to Florida.
Widespread in Central America, South America to Argentina.
Bug Guide - range map with monthly record of photos submitted to the guide.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Season
Most records are from April through October.
Food
McFarland reports larva burrow into the flower heads of cudweed (Gnaphalium).(1)
Print References
Guenée, A. 1852. Histoire naturelle des insectes spécies général des lépidoptères 6: 246
Lafontaine, J. D. & B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. (2)
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.42.29m, p.254 (1)
Internet References
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - collection map and photos of pinned adults
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .