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Species Meganola fuscula - Hodges#8985

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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 Nolidae (Nolid Moths)
Subfamily Nolinae
Genus Meganola
Species fuscula (Meganola fuscula - Hodges#8985)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Meganola fuscula (Grote(1), 1881)
Nola fuscula Grote, 1881
Phylogenetic sequence # 931125. (2)
Forewing length 10-12 mm.(3)
Grote (1881) original description as Nola fuscula is available online in the print references.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
Central and southern California to Colorado and central Texas. (5), (6), (7), (8), (3)
Adults are most common from January to September. (several flights). (8), (3)
The larval host is unknown.
See Also
This group has several very similar species and can be difficult.
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1881. New western moths. Papilio 76.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 46, fig. 5; p. 263. (3)