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Species Bleptina flaviguttalis - Hodges#8373

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Bleptina
Species flaviguttalis (Bleptina flaviguttalis - Hodges#8373)
Hodges Number
8373
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bleptina flaviguttalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1912 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930524
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included 7 species of the genus Bleptina in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Barnes & McDunnough (1912) reported the wingspan as 24 mm. (1)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Range
Arizona to Texas. (4), (5), (6)
Holotype ♂, Palmerlee, Cochise County, Arizona, United States.
Season
The adults are most common from June to September. (6)
Food
The larval host is uncertain but probably leaf litter as for the other members of the genus.
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1912. New species and genera of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 44(4): 122. (1)