Grammia hewletti

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Grammia hewletti
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Grammia
Species: G. hewletti
Binomial name
Grammia hewletti
(Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)
Synonyms
  • Apantesis ornata hewletti Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
  • Apantesis hewletti

Grammia hewletti is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by William Barnes and James Halliday McDunnough in 1918. It is found in the United States in south-western California.

The length of the forewings is about 20 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is black with pale, yellowish or pinkish buff bands. The hindwings are bright yellow, but may vary to orange or scarlet. The markings are black. Adults have been recorded on wing in May.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmidt, B.C. 2009: Taxonomic revision of the genus Grammia Rambur (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Arctiinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 156: 507-597. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2008.00496.x