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new species near disposita

Lithophane disposita - Lithophane Dashed Gray Pinion  - Lithophane Lithophane  Lithophane new species near disposita - Lithophane Lithophane sp. Lithophane ? - Lithophane Lithophane sp. Lithophane
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Lithophane (Pinions)
No Taxon new species near disposita
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
This is currently an undescribed species.
Eastern North America from southern New England westward to southern Wisconsin and Minnesota, south to northern Georgia and Tennessee.
In the Upper Midwest this species is typically found in dry-mesic to dry deciduous (oak-walnut-hickory) woodlands.
Adults fly September through April; activity is sporadic during winter months at more northerly latitudes.
Life Cycle
One generation per year. Overwinters as an adult.