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Species Heliolonche modicella - Hodges#11207

 Heliolonche cf. modicella - Heliolonche modicella and a nice moth for Maury - Heliolonche modicella moth on tidy tips flower - Heliolonche modicella Moth, she'll Creek Santa Margarita  - Heliolonche modicella Tiger Moth? - Heliolonche modicella Heliolonche carolus on Platystemon - Heliolonche modicella
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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 Heliothinae
Genus Heliolonche
Species modicella (Heliolonche modicella - Hodges#11207)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliolonche modicella Grote, 1873
* phylogenetic sequence # 932184
Five Heliolonche species occur in America north of Mexico.(1)
central and northern California to southern Washingtom
diurnal (day flier)
See Also
Heliolonche carolus found in southern California and Arizona.
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