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Species Cephalospargeta elongata - Hodges#9837

Cephalospargata elongata - Cephalospargeta elongata
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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 Nolidae (Nolid Moths)
Subfamily Nolinae
Genus Cephalospargeta
Species elongata (Cephalospargeta elongata - Hodges#9837)
Hodges Number
9837
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cephalospargeta elongata Möschler, 1890
Phylogenetic sequence # 931140
Numbers
The only species found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Hampson (1909) reported the wingspan:
♂ 22 mm.
♀ 24 mm.
Identification
Hampson (1909) description online: 224.
Range
Extreme southern Texas to Central America.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Season
Texas records from May and September. (2)
Print References
Hampson, 1909. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, p. 224.