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Species Meleneta antennata - Hodges#9191

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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 Pantheinae
Genus Meleneta
Species antennata (Meleneta antennata - Hodges#9191)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Meleneta antennata Smith, 1908
Zazunga moes Dyar, 1920 (100)
* phylogenetic sequence #931409
Wingspan 31-35 mm (Smith, 1908).
Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona, south into Mexico. (1)
Described from specimens collected in the Huachuca Mountains (July) and Pamerlee (August) in Cochise County, Arizona.
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1908. New species and genera of the Lepidopterous family Noctuidae for 1907. Part 2. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 18(2): 93