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Species Anomis illita - Okra Leafworm Moth - Hodges#8551

Okra Leafworm Moth - Anomis illita Anomis illita Anomis illita  - Anomis illita Caterpillar Feeding on Caesarweed (urena lobata)-2 - Anomis illita Caterpillar Feeding on Caesarweed (urena lobata)-3 - Anomis illita Anomis illita (Okra Leafworm Moth) - Anomis illita Anomis illita-Okra Leafworm Moth - Anomis illita Anomis illiata - Anomis illita
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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 Scoliopteryginae
Tribe Anomini
Genus Anomis
Species illita (Okra Leafworm Moth - Hodges#8551)
Hodges Number
8551
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anomis illita (Guenée, 1852)
Anomis praerupta (Moschler 1890)
Ristra tortuosa Walker 1858
Phylogenetic sequence #930608
Numbers
One of nine species for the genus in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Wingspan about 17 mm.
Range
Southeastern United States, straying northward.
Found throughout much of tropical America.
Type locality: Brazil
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with some collection dates.
Season
Most records are from September and October. Adults are found year round in southern Florida.
Bug Guide - map of photo records submitted to the guide.
Print References
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 26.(1)
Hodges, Ronald W. (ed.) 1983. Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico. (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map with some collection dates, photos of living and pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of living adult and related species for comparison.
Moths of Dallas County, Texas - listed for north Texas.
Moths of Jamaica - pinned adult.
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.