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Species Cydosia aurivitta - Gold-banded Cydosia - Hodges#8999

8999 – Cydosia aurivitta Grote & Robinson - Cydosia aurivitta - male Cydosia aurivitta Grote & Robinson - Cydosia aurivitta - male #8999 Gold-banded Cydosia - Cydosia aurivitta Cerathosia tricolor? - Cydosia aurivitta Moth - Cydosia aurivitta black and orange moth - Cydosia aurivitta Cydosia aurivitta - female Cydosia aurivitta, female ? - Cydosia aurivitta - female
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Cydosiinae
Genus Cydosia
Species aurivitta (Gold-banded Cydosia - Hodges#8999)
Hodges Number
8999
Other Common Names
Straight-lined Cydosia Moth (MPG)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cydosia aurivitta Grote & Robinson, 1868
Phylogenetic sequence # 931254 (1)
Explanation of Names
aurivitta (L). 'golden banded' (2)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed three species of the genus Cydosia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
22 mm wingspan
Identification
Extremely sexually dimorphic forewing pattern. Rare, totally blue-black examples exist. (3)
Range
se US - Map (MPG)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the host was unknown. (4)
Remarks
Type Locality: "Texas" (5)
See Also
Cydosia nobilitella also reaches the U.S. in Florida (6)


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.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2004. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates.
4.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
5.Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) Part 1 & 2)
Poole, R. W. 1989. CRC Press .
6.The Lepidoptera of Florida: An Annotated Checklist.
Charles P. Kimball. 1965. Florida Dept. of Ag. Gainesville, FL. v + 363 pp.
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.The Barcode of Life Database (BOLD)