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Species Annaphila pustulata - Hodges#9853

Moth #07-40 - Annaphila pustulata Moth # 07-40 - Annaphila pustulata Moth #08-35 - Annaphila pustulata Moth #08-35 - Annaphila pustulata
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Stiriinae
Tribe Annaphilini
Genus Annaphila
Species pustulata (Annaphila pustulata - Hodges#9853)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Annophila pustulata H. Edwards, 1881. Type locality: Prescott, Arizona
Central Arizona to Trans-Pecos Texas (probably south into Mexico) in mountains.
Also, reported from western Riverside County, California [more likely this is misdetermined A. mera ssp. eremia].
Moth Photographers Group – distribution & flight-period chart
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – image of pinned adult