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Species Proroblemma testa - Hodges#9080

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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 Boletobiinae
Tribe Eublemmini
Genus Proroblemma
Species testa (Proroblemma testa - Hodges#9080)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Proroblemma testa Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1913
Phylogenetic sequence # 930697
The only species in the genus found in America north of Mexico.(2)
Wingspan averages 15-17 mm. (3), (Barnes & McDunnough)
The original description is available online in the print references below.
Photos determined by Bob Patterson.
Central and southern Florida. (3), (4)
Heppner (2003) reported adults from February to April, August to October, December in Florida. (4)
Larval host is unknown. (4)
See Also
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1913. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 2: 168. (5)
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
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.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
5.Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America (Vols. 1-4)
William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough. 1911. Decatur ILL., The Review Press.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems