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Species Aristaria theroalis - Hodges#8390

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 Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Aristaria
Species theroalis (Aristaria theroalis - Hodges#8390)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aristaria theroalis (Walker, 1859)(1)
Bocana theroalis (Walker, 1859)
Bleptina theroalis Walker, 1859
Phylogenetic sequence # 930542 (2)
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Florida(3), to Texas; West Indies; Mexico. (4)
Heppner (2003) reported adults February, May to July, September, November. (4)
Heppner (2003) listed possibly leaf litter. (4)
Print References
Druce, H., 1881-1890. Biologia Centrali-Americana. p. 477.
Hampson, G.F., 1898. XIV. The moths of the Lesser Antilles. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London.. p. 254.
Walker, F., 1859. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 16. p. 243.