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Species Zale colorado - Hodges#8715

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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 Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Zale
Species colorado (Zale colorado - Hodges#8715)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zale colorado (Smith, 1908)
Phaeocyma colorado Smith, 1908
* phylogenetic sequence #931051
Forewing length 1.7-2 cm. (1)
Colorada, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona. (1)
R. Holland found the species from 4200' to 9200' in New Mexico. (1)
Two broods from April to August, much more abundant from May to June. (1)
Larval hosts are oaks, especially Quercus gambelii. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.