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Species Agylla septentrionalis - Hodges#8054

Agylla septentrionalis Agylla septentrionalis - male Agylla septentrionalis Agylla septentrionalis
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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 Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Lithosiina
Genus Agylla
Species septentrionalis (Agylla septentrionalis - Hodges#8054)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Agylla septentrionalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1911 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930228
The only named species of Agylla in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan about 38 mm.
Antennae and head bright orange, thorax white, abdomen gray dorsally and ventrally orange.
Legs orange, tarsi and half of tibia on first two pairs are gray.
Forewings are slivery white dorsally with the costal edge blackish at base. Underside of forewing is smokey with orange tinge in central section of costa.
[adapted from original description by Barnes & McDunnough, 1911]
The original description of Agylla septentrionalisBarnes & McDunnough, is available at the link in the print references below
Southern Arizona.(2), (3)
South Carolina record on MPG(?)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Records of adults are mostly from July and August. (3)
See Also
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough 1911. New species and genera of North American Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 19: (151).