Gazoryctra novigannus

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Gazoryctra novigannus
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hepialidae
Genus: Gazoryctra
Species: G. novigannus
Binomial name
Gazoryctra novigannus
(Barnes and Benjamin, [1926])[1]
Synonyms
  • Hepialus novigannus Barnes and Benjamin, [1926]
  • Hepialus mackiei Barnes and Benjamin, [1926]
  • Gazoryctra novigana

Gazoryctra novigannus is a moth of the Hepialidae family. It is known from North America, from Quebec, west to the Rocky Mountains[2] and south to Arizona.[3]

The wingspan is 30–43 mm. The forewings are brownish-pink, crossed by a silver-white band and with a few tiny white spots. The hindwings are crossed by one or two diffuse grey bands, or are suffused with light grey. Adults are on wing from early August to early September in one generation per year.

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