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Species Hemioslaria pima - Hodges#9824

Hemioslaria pima - male Hemioslaria pima? - Hemioslaria pima Grotella septempunctala? - Hemioslaria pima Hemioslaria pima Arizona Moth - Hemioslaria pima Arizona Moth - Hemioslaria pima Hemioslaria pima White moth - Hemioslaria pima
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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Chamaecleini
Genus Hemioslaria
Species pima (Hemioslaria pima - Hodges#9824)
Hodges Number
9824
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemioslaria pima Barnes & Benjamin, 1924
Poole (1989) included Hemioslaria in the subfamily Amphipyrinae. (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931762
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed Hemioslaria pima as the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Poole listed the forewing length: mean = 17.22 mm., n = 7 (n= number of specimens studied). (4)
Identification
Distinctive forewing.
Range
Poole reported Hemioslaria pima is known from the Santa Rita and Baboquivari Mountains of southern Arizona. (4)
Holotype ♂ labeled [USA]: Arizona, Pima County, Baboquivari Mountains, [USNM] United States National Museum, Washington. (1)
Season
The adults are most common from August to September. (4), (5)
Food
Poole states the larval host plant and immature stages are unknown. (4)
Print References
Barnes & Benjamin, 1924. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 5(3): 167.
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1, p. 158; plate 4.54. (6)