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Species Ponometia hutsoni - Hodges#9103

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Ponometia
Species hutsoni (Ponometia hutsoni - Hodges#9103)
Hodges Number
9103
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ponometia hutsoni (Smith, 1906) (1)
Fruva hutsoni (Smith, 1906)
Thalpochares hutsoni Smith, 1906 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931330.
Numbers
There are 34 named species of Ponometia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan about 16 mm.
Identification
The original description as Thalpochares hutsoni Smith, is available online in the print references below.
Range
Southern California to western Arizona and Nevada. (3), (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Season
The adults are most often reported from March to April; July to September. (3)
Food
The larval host is unknown. (4)
See Also
Compare on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Lafontaine J.D., & R.W. Poole, 2010. Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae. ZooKeys 39: 155. (2)
Smith, 1906. New Noctuids for 1906. No. 1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. col. 14, p. 26. (5)