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Species Azenia perflava - Hodges#9727

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Metoponiinae
Genus Azenia
Species perflava (Azenia perflava - Hodges#9727)
Hodges Number
9727
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Azenia perflava (Harvey, 1875)
Metoponia perflava Harvey, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence # 931726
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 6 species of the genus Azenia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) added one species. (2)
Size
Wingspan is 26-30 mm.
Identification
Range
Central and western Texas; southern Arizona.
Season
Spring and fall flights.
Food
Larval host is unknown.
See Also
Azenia edentata which lacks the brown patches in the outer margin of forewing.
Print References
Harvey, L.F. 1875. On Texan Lepidoptera collected by Mr. Belfrage. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. 3: 11.
Internet References