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Species Pharga pallens - Hodges#8516

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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 Scolecocampinae
Genus Pharga
Species pallens (Pharga pallens - Hodges#8516)
Hodges Number
8516
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pharga pallens (Barnes & McDunnough, 1911)
Phiprosopus pallens Barnes & McDunnough, 1911
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet pallens is Latin meaning "pale." (1)
Size
Wingspan about 28-35 mm. (2), (3), (4)
Range
Southeastern Arizona.
Type locality: Babaquavari Mountains, Pima County, Arizona.
Print References
Barnes, M.D & J.H. McDunnough, 1911. New species and genera of North American Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 19(3): 159
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Moths of Southeast Arizona
4.New species and genera of North American Lepidoptera
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Journal of The New York Entomological Society 19: 151--162.