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Species Rivula pusilla - Hodges#8404.1

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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 Rivulinae
Genus Rivula
Species pusilla (Rivula pusilla - Hodges#8404.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rivula pusilla Möschler, 1890
Rivula nigripuncta Schaus 1913
Phylogenetic sequence # 8404.1 (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed three species of the genus Rivula in America north of Mexico. (1)
Sullivan (2009) listed the forewing length 8.2-10.2 mm. (2)
Sullivan (2009) in PDF. (2)
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Florida; Texas; West Indies; Mexico to Central America. (3)
Wagner et al. (2011) reported the species reaches the Gainesville area in Florida. (4)
Syntypes: two males from Puerto Rico in MNHU, Berlin. (5)
Heppner (2003) reported April to December. (3)
Heppner (2003) reported grasses including Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walter) Kuntze (St. Augustine grass). (3)
Sullivan (2009) reported grasses and sedges. (2)
Print References
Möschler, H.B. 1890. Lepidoptera Porto [Puerto] Rico. p. 234.
Schaus, W. 1878. A generic revision of the American moths of the subfamily Hypeninae with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 50. p. 276. (6)
Sullivan, J.B., 2009. A new species of Rivula Guenée from southeastern United States. In: Schmidt, B.C. & J.D. Lafontaine (Eds), Contributions to the Systematics of New World Macro-Moths. Zoo Keys 9: pp. 3, 8, 9; figs. 1, 9. (2)