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Species Nychioptera accola - Hodges#8486

Unid. Zanclognatha (?)  - Nychioptera accola Hemeroplanis? or something nearby - Nychioptera accola Nychioptera accola? - Nychioptera accola Arizona Moth - Nychioptera accola Nychioptera accola Nychioptera accola
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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 Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Nychioptera
Species accola (Nychioptera accola - Hodges#8486)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nychioptera accola Franclemont, 1966 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930722
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed three species of the genus Nychioptera in America north of Mexico. (2)
Franclemont (1966) listed the wingspan. (1)
♂ 18-21 mm.
♀ 20-21 mm.
Holotype ♂ collected in Arizona, Santa Cruz County, Pena Blanca, 3950'.
June to August. (3)
Print References
Franclemont, J.G., 1966. A new genus, Nychioptera, with descriptions of two new species and notes on the genus Hemeroplanis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 68(4); 297. (1)