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Species Gabara obscura - Hodges#8518

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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 Scolecocampinae
Genus Gabara
Species obscura (Gabara obscura - Hodges#8518)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gabara obscura (Grote, 1883) (1)
Scolecocampa obscura Grote, 1883 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930639
There are more than 6 Gabara species in America north of Mexico. (3), (4)
Wingspan about 35 mm. (3)
The original description as Scolecocampa obscura Grote is available at the link in the print references below.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (5)
Arizona and Mexico. (6), (3)
Holotype: USA: Arizona, Cochise. (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Peak flight is from July to August. (3)
See Also
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote, 1883. The Canadian Entomologist. 15: 7.