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Species Motya abseuzalis - Hodges#8981

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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 Collomeninae
Genus Motya
Species abseuzalis (Motya abseuzalis - Hodges#8981)
Hodges Number
8981
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Motya abseuzalis Walker, 1859
Phylogenetic sequence # 931155
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed Motya abseuzalis as the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1)
Range
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Florida; West Indies. (2)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported adults from February to December in Florida. (2)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed Conocarpus erectus L. (mangrove shrub). (2)
Print References
Walker, F. 1859. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. p. 1022.