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Species Sigela sordes - Hodges#8435.1

Moth - Sigela sordes small tan/cream moth - Sigela sordes New species - Sigela sordes Hodges 8435.97 – n. gen. & sp.  - Sigela sordes moth - Sigela sordes Moth - Sigela sordes micro moth  - Sigela sordes moth - Sigela sordes
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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 Scolecocampinae
Genus Sigela
Species sordes (Sigela sordes - Hodges#8435.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sigela sordes Troubridge, 2020 (1)
Explanation of Names
"From Latin, the word sordes means smudge, which refers to the dark smudge-like marking in the center of the forewing." (Troubridge, 2020)
Determined Donald Lafontaine
Florida; also recorded from McIntosh Co., GA
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A new genus and 37 new noctuoid species from peninsular Florida and the Keys
Troubridge, J.T. 2020. Insecta Mundi (0789): 1-56.