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Species Nocloa pallens - Hodges#9795

Nocloa pallens Nocloa pallens near a light at night. - Nocloa pallens Heliothinae? - Nocloa pallens Heliothinae? - Nocloa pallens
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Nocloina
Genus Nocloa
Species pallens (Nocloa pallens - Hodges#9795)
Hodges Number
9795
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nocloa pallens (Tepper, 1882)
Aedephron pallens Tepper, 1883 (1)
Synonym Omia nesaea Smith, 1893 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931579 (2)
Size
Forewing length averages 11.2 mm. (3)
Identification
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.
Range
California, Nevada to Arizona. (3), (4)
Season
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.