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Species Phosphila fernae - Hodges#9624

Phosphila fernae - Hodges #9624 - Phosphila fernae - male #9624 - Phosphila fernae? - Phosphila fernae
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Phosphilini
Genus Phosphila
Species fernae (Phosphila fernae - Hodges#9624)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phosphila fernae Benjamin, 1933
Speocropia fernae Benjamin, 1933
Phylogenetic sequence # 932210
Western Texas and southern Texas.
Holotype collected in Brownsville, Texas.
Smilax rotundifolia L. (roundleaf greenbrier) (Liliaceae)
Print References
Benjamin, 1933. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 9: 3.
Guenée, 1852. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species General des Lepidoptérés, 6:89.
Internet References