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Species Minofala instans - Hodges#9847

Minofala instans - Hodges #9847 - Minofala instans - 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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Hadenini
Genus Minofala
Species instans (Minofala instans - Hodges#9847)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Minofala instans Smith, 1905
Phylogenetic sequence # 932817
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed Minofala instans as the only member of the genus in America, north of Mexico. (1)
Smith (1905) reported a wingspan of 26 mm.
Coastal Texas to Louisiana.
Holotype collected in the month of May in Galveston, Texas.
March and May
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 40: 88, 155, 210 (1)
Smith, J.B., 1905. New Noctuidae for 1905 - no. 1. The Canadian Entomologist, 37: 65.
Internet References