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Species Elaphria agrotina - Hodges#9677

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Elaphriini
Genus Elaphria (Midgets)
Species agrotina (Elaphria agrotina - Hodges#9677 )
Hodges Number
9677
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elaphria agrotina (Guenée, 1852)
Celaena agrotina Guenée, 1852 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932227
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included 15 species of the genus Elaphria in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan 18 mm.
Identification
Genitalia:
Range
Florida, north to Maryland, Kentucky; Texas. (3), (4), (5)
West Indies, Mexico to Brazil. (6), (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Heppner (2003) reported the flight period as January to October, December. (5)
Food
Larval host is unknown. (5)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.