Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pterospoda nigrescens (Hulst, 1898)
Selidosema nigrescens Hulst (1898)
syn. Ixala klotsi
Sperry (1940) (1)
There are 3 species of Pterospoda
in America north of Mexico. (2)
The original description as Selidosema nigrescens is available online in the print references below.
It is not known from New Mexico but should be present there.(1)
Arid scrub and open woodlands. (1)
Arizona: adults have been recorded in April and August.
Texas: adults have been recorded April-June and October.
Larvae have been reared on Condalia
, in Arizona. (1)
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Hulst, 1898. The Canadian Entomologist. p. 214