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Species Ptichodis pacalis - Hodges#8752

8752 - Ptichodis pacalis moth - Ptichodis pacalis
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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 Erebinae
Tribe Euclidiini
Genus Ptichodis
Species pacalis (Ptichodis pacalis - Hodges#8752)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ptichodis pacalis (Walker, 1858) (1)
Poaphila pacalis Walker, 1858 (2), (3)
Ptichodis irrorata (Walker, 1878) (2), (3)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930935
There are seven named species of Ptichodis in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan about 27 mm. (4)
Determined Don Lafontaine
Georgia and Florida. (4), (3)
Type locality: USA: East Florida. (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
The main flight period appears to be February to June. (4), (3)
The larval host is unknown. (3)
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