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Species Heminocloa mirabilis - Hodges#9735

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Chamaecleini
Genus Heminocloa
Species mirabilis (Heminocloa mirabilis - Hodges#9735)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heminocloa mirabilis (Neumoegen, 1884)
Basilodes mirabilis Neumoegen, 1884
Phylogenetic sequence # 931763
Explanation of Names
mirab is Latin for wonderful(1)
The only species in the genus found north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan about 30 mm. (Neumoegen)
The original description as Basilodes mirabilis Neumoegen, is available online in the print references below.
Arizona. (3), (4)
Print References
Neumoegen, 1884. New Heterocera from various parts of our continent. Papilio.4: 94
Poole, R.W. 1995. The Moths of North America. Fascicle 26.1: p. 159; pl. 4.55.(5)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
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 .
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Moths of Southeast Arizona
5.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae.
Robert W. Poole. 1995. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.