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Species Hellula aqualis - Hodges#4849

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Crambidae (Crambid Snout Moths)
Subfamily Glaphyriinae
Genus Hellula
Species aqualis (Hellula aqualis - Hodges#4849)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hellula aqualis Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1914 (2)
Barnes & McDunnough (1914) listed a wingspan of 16 mm. (2)
Barnes & McDunnough (1914) original description is online. (2)
The females are much paler and without the bolder maculation of the males.
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Southern California to western Texas and possibly western Colorado. (4)
Holotype ♂ from Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona (September). (2)
Holotype ♀ from Redington, Arizona. (2)
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough, 1914. Some new North American Pyraustinae. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America 2(6): 228; pl. 1, fig. 6. (2)
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
2.Some new North American Pyraustinae
W. Barnes, J. H. McDunnough . 1914. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 2(6): 224-250.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.North American Moth Photographers Group