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Genus Brachylomia

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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 Brachylomia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Brachylomia Hampson, 1906
syn. Lomilysis (1)
Twelve Brachylomia species occur in America north of Mexico.(2)
Five species in Canada (CBIF)
Print References
Hampson, 1906. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum. 6: 220.
Troubridge, J.T., & J.D. Lafontaine 2007. A revision of the North American species of Brachylomia (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Xyleninae) with descriptions of four new species. Canadian Entomologist, 139: 209–227. (1)
Internet References
pinned adult images of all 5 species occurring in Canada (CBIF)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the North American species of Brachylomia (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Xyleninae)....
James T. Troubridge & Donald Lafontaine. 2007. Canadian Entomologist, 139: 209–227.
2.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 .