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Species Cecharismena nectarea - Hodges#8532

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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 Phytometrini
Genus Cecharismena
Species nectarea (Cecharismena nectarea - Hodges#8532)
Hodges Number
8532
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cecharismena nectarea Möschler, 1890
Phylogenetic sequence # 930748
Numbers
There are four named Cecharismena species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan about 20 mm.
Identification
Sexually dimorphic.
Range
Florida. (2), (3), (4)
West Indies to Central America. (4)
Food
The larval host plant is Caperonia palustris (L.) A. St.-Hil. (sacatrapo). (4)
See Also
Print References
Möschler, 1890. Abh. Senckenb. Naturforsch. Ges. 16: 181.