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Species Hellinsia arion - Hodges#6232

Hellinsia arion - Hodges #6232 - Hellinsia arion - male
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pterophoroidea (Plume Moths)
Family Pterophoridae (Plume Moths)
Subfamily Pterophorinae
Tribe Pterophorini
Genus Hellinsia
Species arion (Hellinsia arion - Hodges#6232)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hellinsia arion (Barnes & Lindsey, 1921)
Oidaematophorus arion Barnes & Lindsey, 1921
The wingspan is about 22.5 mm.
Texas to Arizona and Alberta Canada. (1), (2)
Pohl et al. (2010) listed late July to early August in Alberta. (2)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Southeast Arizona
2. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Gregory R. Pohl, Gary G. Anweiler, B. Christian Schmidt, Norbert G. Kondla. 2010. ZooKeys 38: 1–549.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group