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Baileya australis

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Baileya australis
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Nolidae
Genus: Baileya
B. australis
Binomial name
Baileya australis
(Grote, 1881)
  • Leptina opththalmica var. australis Grote, 1881

Baileya australis, the small baileya moth, is a moth of the family Nolidae. The species was first described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1881.[1] It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Quebec and New York to Florida, west to Texas, north to North Dakota and Ontario.[2]

The wingspan is 21–28 mm. Adults are on wing from April to September in up to three generations per year in the south.[3]


  1. ^ Savela, Markku (September 5, 2019). "Baileya australis (Grote, 1881)". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  2. ^ "931154.00 – 8973 – Baileya australis – Small Baileya Moth – (Grote, 1881)". North American Moth Photographers Group. Mississippi State University. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  3. ^ McLeod, Robin (February 26, 2016). "Species Baileya australis - Small Baileya - Hodges#8973". BugGuide. Retrieved August 6, 2020.