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Species Noctueliopsis palmalis - Hodges#4832

Noctueliopsis palmalis - Hodges #4832 - Noctueliopsis palmalis - male reddish moth - Noctueliopsis palmalis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Odontiinae
Tribe Odontiini
Genus Noctueliopsis
Species palmalis (Noctueliopsis palmalis - Hodges#4832)
Hodges Number
4832
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Noctueliopsis palmalis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)
Noctuelia palmalis Barnes & McDunnough 1918
Numbers
There are nine species of the genus Noctueliopsis listed for America, north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Forewing length 6-8.5 mm. (2)
Identification
The brown forewings have a reddish tinge. (2)
Range
Western Texas to California and Nevada. (1), (3)
Mexico
Habitat
High and low elevation deserts. (2)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the adults fly in March and April. (2)
Remarks
Type locality: USA, California, Riverside Co., Palm Springs
Print References
Barnes, W. M. & J. H. McDunnough 1918: Notes and new species. – Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, Decatur, Illinois 4 (2): 167-168, pl. 23, fig. 5.
Munroe, E. G. 1961: Synopsis of the North American Odontiinae, with descriptions of new genera and species (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). – Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, Ottawa 93 (24): 46. (4)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, plate 22.1; p. 171. (2)