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Species Zale rubiata - Hodges#8710

Moth - Zale rubiata Moth - Zale rubiata Zale colorado  - Zale rubiata Unknown Moth - Zale rubiata Arizona Moth - Zale rubiata
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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 Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Zale
Species rubiata (Zale rubiata - Hodges#8710)
Hodges Number
8710
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zale rubiata (Smith, 1908)
Phaeocyma rubiata Smith, 1908 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #931045 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for its relationship with Zale rubi (Edwards).
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 39 species of the genus Zale species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan 33-38 mm. (1)
Identification
Smith (1908) original description linked below in print references. (1)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
See Also
Zale rubi - is gray, and has no obvious red or yellow shadings at all. Z. rubiata is always of some shade of dull yellow-brown and has a peculiar dead flat tint. (1)

Zale colorado has a reniform that is typically a solid dark brown without a pale outer line and the ST area area has a pale section just before it widens and meets the costa. (1)
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1908. A revision of some species of Noctuidae heretofore referred to the genus Homoptera (Boisduval). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 35: 265-266. (1)