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Genus Ophisma

Ophisma tropicalis - Hodges #8722 - Ophisma tropicalis Ophisma tropicalis Texas SE Gulf Coast - Ophisma tropicalis - female Texas SE Gulf Coast - Ophisma tropicalis - female
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Poaphilini
Genus Ophisma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ophisma Guenée, 1852
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2013) moved the genus to Poaphilini. (1)
Numbers
Ophisma tropicalis is the only member of the genus listed for America , north of Mexico. (2)
Print References
Boisduval & Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 7 (Noct. 3): 236.
Works Cited
1.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
J. Donald Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 227-236.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .