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Species Nychioptera opada - Hodges#8487

Arizona Moth - Nychioptera opada
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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 opada (Nychioptera opada - Hodges#8487)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nychioptera opada Franclemont, 1966 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930723
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 3 species of the genus Nychioptera in America north of Mexico. (2)
Franclemont (1966) listed the wingspan. (1)
♂ 19-21 mm.
♀ 21-24 mm.
Arizona. (3)
Holotype ♂ from Madero Canyon, 4880', Santa Rita Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.; 8 August 1960, by J.G. Franclemont.
July, August.
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: pp. 301; fig. 16. (1)