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Species Phytometra rhodarialis - Pink-Bordered Yellow - Hodges#8481

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Phytometra
Species rhodarialis (Pink-Bordered Yellow - Hodges#8481)
Hodges Number
8481
Numbers
One of five Neartic species in the genus.
Size
Wingspan about 20 mm.
Identification
The forewing is yellow and has a pink band along the basal half of the leading edge.
About the rear 2/5ths of the forewing is pink too (viewed at rest).
Print References
Covell, page 320.(1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.