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Species Anomis flava - Tropical Anomis Moth - Hodges#8546

Tropical Anomis Moth - Hodges #8546 - Anomis flava Texas SE Gulf Coast - Anomis flava - male
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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 Scoliopteryginae
Tribe Anomini
Genus Anomis
Species flava (Tropical Anomis Moth - Hodges#8546)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775)
Noctua flava Fabricius, 1775
Phylogenetic Sequence # 930603
The genus Anomis includes nine species listed for America north of Mexico.
The North American subspecies is Anomis flava fimbriago.

Det: Ed Knudson 2018
Eastern United States and throughout much of the world.
Adults are most common from August to December.
Heppner (2003) reported adults January to December in Florida. (1)
Dalton State College cautions that A. erosa cannot be positively distinguished from A. flava without dissecting the genitalia.
See Also
Yellow Scallop Moth - Anomis erosa
Works Cited
1.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.