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Species Edia semiluna - Hodges#4807

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Odontiinae
Tribe Odontiini
Genus Edia
Species semiluna (Edia semiluna - Hodges#4807)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Edia semiluna (Smith, 1905)
Lythrodes semiluna Smith, 1905
Powell & Opler (2009) listed a forewing length of 8-10 mm. (1)
Southern Arizona and Mexico. (1)
Holotype ♂, Cochise County, Arizona, April 8, [1905], Mr. George Franck.
See Also
Edia minutissima is paler and smaller with a 5-6 mm forewing length. (1)
Print References
Barnes, W. & J. McDunnough (2), 1913. Species of Lepidoptera new to our fauna, with synonymical notes. The Canadian Entomologist, 45(6): 185.
Hampson, G.F, 1910. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, 9: 216.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, plate 21.39; p. 170. (1)
Smith, J.B., 1905. New Noctuidae for 1905. No. 1. The Canadian Entomologist, 37: 67.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems