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Species Mocis cubana - Hodges#8746.1

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Euclidiini
Genus Mocis
Species cubana (Mocis cubana - Hodges#8746.1)
Hodges Number
8746.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mocis cubana Hampson, 1913 (80), (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930946
Numbers
There are five named species of Mocis in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Wingspan 40-48 mm. (80), (2)
Identification
Original description online: (80)
Determined Ed Knudson (Texas Lepidoptera Survey)
Range
Southern Texas and southern Florida.
*Iowa record on Moth Photographers Group represents a stray or error.
Type: Cuba, Santiago. (80), (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
See Also

Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hampson, G.F. 1913. Family Noctuidae. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum Vol. 13, p. (80)
Lafontaine J.D., and B.C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 36.(1)
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