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Species Anicla beata - Hodges#10904

Moth, dorsal - Anicla beata - male
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Anicla
Species beata (Anicla beata - Hodges#10904 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anicla beata (Grote, 1883) (1)
Euagrotis beata (Grote, 1883) (2)
Agrotis beata Grote, 1883 (54).
Phylogenetic sequence # 933225
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 15 species of the genus Anicla in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan average 35 mm. (54)
Original description online as Agrotis beata Grote. (54).
Arizona to western Texas and north to Wyoming. (3), (4)
Mexico. (5)
Type locality: USA: New Mexico, Las Vegas, near Hot Springs. (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Most records are from May through October. (3)
See Also
Compare to others on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1883. The moths of New Mexico. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 5(11). (54). (PDF or read online)
Lafontaine, J.D., 2004. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1: p. 58; pl. B.34-36.(2)
Lafontaine J.D., & B.C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 99.(1)
Poole, R.W. 1989. Noctuidae: Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118).(5)