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Species Photedes inops - Hodges#9435

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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 Photedes (Cordgrass Borers)
Species inops (Photedes inops - Hodges#9435)
Hodges Number
9435
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Photedes inops (Grote, 1881)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932419
Size
Forewing length 12–15 mm. (1)
Habitat
Marshes. (3)
Food
The larval host plants include Spartina spp. (cordgrass) Poaceae). (1)
Remarks
Uncommon to rare throughout its range.