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Species Zale sabena - Hodges#8688

Zale sabena - Hodges #8688 - Zale sabena - 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 Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Zale
Species sabena (Zale sabena - Hodges#8688)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zale sabena (Schaus, 1901)
Homoptera sabena Schaus, 1901
syn. Zale albovariegata Draudt 1940
Phylogenetic sequence # 931022
The genus Zale sabena includes 38 species in America north of Mexico.(1)
Western Texas to Arizona; Mexico. (2), (3)
Holotype, Jalapa, Veracruz-Llave, Mexico. (4)
Adults appear to be most common in March, May, July and August. (2)
Print References
Schaus, 1901. American Museum of Natural History, 8: 42.
Walker, G.F., 1913. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum, 13: 219.