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Species Elasmia cave - Hodges#7950

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Nystaleinae
Genus Elasmia
Species cave (Elasmia cave - Hodges#7950)
Hodges Number
7950
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elasmia cave Metzler, 2011 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930126
Explanation of Names
The U.S. National Park service uses CAVE to represent Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The type specimens were collected at this location. (1)
Size
Forewing length: (1)
♂ 14-18 mm.
♀ 15-18 mm.
Identification
The Elasmia cave forewing is dark brown gray with weak transverse lines compared to the gray-blue to gray color of Elasmia packardii.
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