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Species Magusa divaricata - Orbed Narrow-wing - Hodges#9637.1

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Dypterygiini
Genus Magusa
Species divaricata (Orbed Narrow-wing - Hodges#9637.1)
Hodges Number
9637.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Magusa divaricata (Grote, 1874)
Stictoptera divaricata Grote, 1874
Former jr. syn. of: Magusa orbifera (Walker)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932282
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 2 species of the genus Magusa in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Forewing length 15-19 mm.(2)
Range
Southern California across the southern states to Florida and south into the American tropics. The adults stray north to Colorado, Manitoba and Maine from July to November.(2)
Season
Adults fly year round in the southern areas and July through November in the northern areas.(2)
Food
Carolina Buckthorn - Frangula [= Rhamnus] caroliniana (Rhamnaceae) - per Berry Nall
See Also
Magusa orbifera (Walker) is found from Miami, Florida and south into the American tropics.
Print References
Brou Jr., Vernon A. 2009. Magusa divaricata (Grote, 1874) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Louisiana. Southern Lepidopterists' News, 31: 208. PDF
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 55.5, 55.6; p. 301.(2)