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Species Grotella margueritaria - Hodges#11224

Hodges # 11224 - Grotella margueritaria - male
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Classification
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 Grotellinae
Genus Grotella
Species margueritaria (Grotella margueritaria - Hodges#11224)
Hodges Number
11224
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grotella margueritaria Blanchard(1), 1968
Phylogenetic sequence # 931711
Size
Wingspan 27-29 mm.
Range
Grotella margueritaria has only been collected in the desert regions of Big Bend National Park in Texas.
Season
Adults have been collected in August, September and October.
Food
The larval host plant listed at Hosts Database, Natural History Museum is Anulocaulis leiosolenus (Nyctaginaceae).
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Blanchard, A., 1968. New moths from Texas (Noctuidae, Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 22: 142; plate 1, fig. 6; plate 2, fig. 6. (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.André Blanchard (1896- 1986)
Roy O. Kendall. 1987. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 41(4): 219-237.
2.New moths from Texas (Noctuidae, Tortricidae)
André Blanchard. 1968. Journal of The Lepidopterist's Society, 22: 133-145.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group