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Species Papaipema rutila - Mayapple borer moth - Hodges#9484

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Apameini
Genus Papaipema (Borer Moths)
Species rutila (Mayapple borer moth - Hodges#9484)
Hodges Number
9484
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Papaipema rutila (Guenée, 1852)
Gortyna rutila Guenée, 1852
Synonyms
Papaipema merriccata Bird, 1907
Papaipema placida Bird, 1921
Papaipema merrickata McDunnough, 1938
Phylogenetic sequence # 932493
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included 47 species of the genus Papaipema in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 35-38 mm. (2), (3)
Guenée (1852) reported a wingspan of 35 mm.
Identification
Range
Eastern North America. (3)
Season
The flight period is August to November. (2), (3)
Print References
Guenée, 1852. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes Spécies Général des Lépidoptères, 5 (Noctuidae 1): 123.