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Species Hemeroplanis reversalis - Hodges#8470

Hemeroplanis reversalis
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Hemeroplanis
Species reversalis (Hemeroplanis reversalis - Hodges#8470)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemeroplanis reversalis (Smith, 1907)
Pleonectyptera reversalis Smith, 1907 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930703.
There are 11 named Hemeroplanis species in America north of Mexico.(2), (3)
Wingspan about 25 mm. (1)
Southernmost Texas to Mexico. (4)
Holotype was collected in Texas, Brownsville, Esper Ranch.(5)
Adults appear to be most common from September to October.
See Also
Compare to other Hemeroplanis species on the pinned plates at Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1907. Revision of the species of Pleonectyptera Grt. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 33: 371. (1), (6)