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Species Nocloa pallens - Hodges#9795

Nocloa pallens near a light at night. - Nocloa pallens Heliothinae? - Nocloa pallens Nocloa pallens? - Nocloa pallens Nocloa pallens Nocloa pallens Noctuid ? - Nocloa pallens Schinia sp? - Nocloa pallens Nocloa pallens
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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 Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Nocloina
Genus Nocloa
Species pallens (Nocloa pallens - Hodges#9795)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nocloa pallens (Tepper, 1882)
Aedephron pallens Tepper, 1883 (1)
Synonym Omia nesaea Smith, 1893 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931579 (2)
Forewing length averages 11.2 mm. (3)
Smith (1883) original description as Aedephron pallens is available in the print references below.
Forewing is pale olive green with a bolder olive green medial band.
California, Nevada to Arizona. (3), (4)
The main flight period appears to be March to June. (4)
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1883. Synopsis of the North American Heliothianae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 215.