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Species Schinia nundina - Goldenrod Flower Moth - Hodges#11177

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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species nundina (Goldenrod Flower Moth - Hodges#11177)
Hodges Number
11177
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia nundina (Drury, 1773)
Phalaena nundina Drury, 1773
syn: Phytometria nigrirena (Haworth, 1809) (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932156 (2)
Numbers
Size
Wingspan about 26 mm.
Identification
Adult: FW white with bands of pale green or brownish-green shading • Small, black orbicular spot • Hourglass-shaped reniform is boldly outlined in black • Terminal line is series of blackish dots (3)
Range
Found east of a line from Arizona to Minnesota and Nova Scotia. (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Season
Most records are July through October. (4)
Food
Larval host is Aster and Solidago.
See Also
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Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Drury, 1773. Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects. 36, pl. 18, fig. 5. online