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Species Azeta repugnalis - Hodges#8575

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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 Eulepidotinae
Genus Azeta
Species repugnalis (Azeta repugnalis - Hodges#8575)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Azeta repugnalis (Hübner, 1825)
Anticarsia repugnalis Hübner, 1825
syn. Anticarsia ferruginea Smith, 1900 (1), (2)
Many other synonyms due to the wide range and variations.
Phylogenetic sequence # 931078
There are two named species of the genus Azeta listed for America north of Mexico.(3)
Smith (1900) listed a wingspan of 27 mm. (2)
Heppner (2003)(4) included Florida to Texas; West Indies; Mexico to Brazil. (5)
Heppner (2003) reported January to July, October to December. (4)
Heppner (2003) listed the host plant Canavalia rosea (Sw.) DC. (baybean) [Canavalia lineata]. (4)
See Also
Azeta schausi in Arizona.
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1920. New Lepidoptera, chiefly from Mexico, with synonymic notes. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 8: 194. (1)
Smith, 1900. New Species of Floridian Noctuidæ. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 8: 174. (2)
Works Cited
1.New Lepidoptera, chiefly from Mexico, with synonymic notes
H. G. Dyar. 1920. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 8: 187-198.
2.New Species of Floridian Noctuidae
John B Smith. 1900. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 8: 173-177.
3.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
4.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
5.Moths of Dallas County, Texas
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems