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Species Lacinipolia renigera - Bristly Cutworm - Hodges#10397

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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 Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
Species renigera (Bristly Cutworm - Hodges#10397)
Hodges Number
10397
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia renigera (Stephens, 1829)
Celaena renigera Stephens, 1829
* phylogenetic sequence #933044
Numbers
94 species in the genus are found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
forewing length 11 - 14 mm (2). Noticeably small for a noctuid; about half or two-thirds the size of the majority of species
Identification
Adult - combination of dark grayish-brown forewing and white-rimmed green reniform spot is distinctive; two other bright green spots usually present on forewing

Larvae - dark gray brown with pinkish brown middorsal and subdorsal lines. Diffuse blackish diamond mark on the dorsum of each segment. The lateral areas are pinkish brown. Head is brown with blackish reticulation and coronal stripes (2)
Range
All of North America except Yukon and Alaska; appears to be absent from the Gulf coastal plain and sparse in the western U.S.
Season
This species is bivoltine on Block Island, RI, with a first flight mainly June and July and a second peaking in September.(3)
Food
larvae feed on many species of herbaceous plants
Print References
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 94.(1)
Powell, J. A., and P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America.pl. 56.10f; p. 305(2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with photographs of pinned adults and DNA sequence
live adult images (Lynn Scott, Ontario)
distribution in Canada; list of provinces and territories of occurrence (U. of Alberta, using CBIF data)
Works Cited
1.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 .
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Block Island Moths